Eduardo Levy Yeyati, Visiting Professor of Public Policy, is the Dean of School of Government of Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Buenos Aires, and the founder and Academic Director of its Center for Evidence-based Policy (CEPE-Di Tella). He is also principal researcher at Argentina´s National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), and founding partner of Elypsis, an economic research firm, and a regular consultant for multilateral financial organizations, and public and private institutions.
Prior to that, he was an advisor to the Office of the Chief of Cabinet in Argentina (where he led the program Argentina 2030), honorary president of the National Council of Production (which he helped launch in 2016), Director at the Bank of Investment and Trade Credit (BICE), President of the Center for Public Policy (CIPPEC, an Argentine think tank), Head of Latin American Research and Emerging Markets Strategy at Barclays Capital, Financial Sector Advisor for Latin America and the Caribbean at the World Bank, and Chief Economist of the Central Bank of Argentina.
A regular consultant for multilateral financial organizations and public and private institutions in developing economies, and a former Senior Fellow at Brookings (2009-2014) and recipient of Harvard´s Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professorship in Latin American Studies (2006), his academic work on development and emerging market banking and finance is ranked #1 among Argentina´s economists by RePEc´s research database. He is a regular contributor to local and international media. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Engineering from Universidad de Buenos Aires.