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Biographical Profile - James A. Levinsohn

James A. Levinsohn is Associate Dean and the J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Professor of Public Policy Professor of Economics and Public Policy. His research focuses on econometric analysis in international trade, development economics, and industrial organization. Jim has published articles on globalization, regulation, and econometrics. He has worked extensively on questions related to the automobile industry. Prior to coming to Michigan, he worked for the World Bank and the Botswana Ministry of Finance. Outside the Ford School, he has served as a consultant for the Presidency of South Africa, the Botswana government, the WTO, the World Bank, and several large multinational firms. He serves on the Board of Editors of the American Economic Review and is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Economic Literature. At the Ford School, he teaches microeconomics, international economics, and development economics. Jim received his B.A. from Williams College and his M.P.A. and Ph.D. are from Prince on University.

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