Eduardo Levy Yeyati

Dean, School of Government, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella

Eduardo Levy Yeyati is the dean of the School of Government of Universidad Torcuato Di Tella and founder and academic director of its Center for Evidence-based Policy. He is also visiting professor of public policy at Harvard´s Kennedy School of Government and head researcher at Argentina’s National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET). Prior to that, Levy Yeyati was an advisor to the Office of the Chief of Cabinet in Argentina (where he led the program Argentina 2030), president of the National Council of Production (which he helped launch in 2016), and founder of Elypsis, an economic research firm. He was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institute from 2009 to 2014 and was the recipient of Harvard´s Robert F. Kennedy Visiting Professorship in Latin American Studies in 2006. Levy Yeyati also served as the 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. In 2015, he received the Centenary Award from Argentina’s National Academy of Economic Sciences. Levy Yeyati holds a BA in engineering from the Universidad de Buenos Aires and a PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.