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Andrei A. Levchenko is a research associate in the NBER's International Finance and Macroeconomics and International Trade and Investment programs. He is a professor of economics at the University of Michigan, and a member of the editorial boards of the Journal of International Economics, Journal of Comparative Economics, and IMF Economic Review. Previously, he was an economist at the International Monetary Fund, and he has held visiting positions at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business and the University of Zurich. He earned his Ph.D. in economics from MIT in 2004 and a B.A. in economics, mathematics, and Italian from Indiana University in 1999.

Levchenko's research focuses on interactions among globalization, economic development, and macroeconomics. The main themes of his research have been the relationship between international trade and institutions, globalization and the business cycle, and quantitative assessments of the consequences of globalization.

Levchenko grew up in Moscow. He lives in Ann Arbor with his wife and three children.


1. J. di Giovanni and A. Levchenko, "Putting the Parts Together: Trade, Vertical Linkages, and Business Cycle Comovement," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2(2), April 2010, pp. 95-124.   Go to ⤴︎
2. J. di Giovanni, A. Levchenko, and I. Méjean, "The Micro Origins of International Business Cycle Comovement," NBER Working Paper 21885, January 2016, and forthcoming in American Economic Review.   Go to ⤴︎
3. J. Cravino and A. Levchenko, "Multinational Firms and International Business Cycle Transmission," NBER Working Paper 22498, August 2016, and the Quarterly Journal of Economics, 132(2), May 2017, pp. 921-62. Go to ⤴︎
4. R. Auer, A. Levchenko, and P. Sauré, "International Inflation Spillovers Through Input Linkages," NBER Working Paper 23246, March 2017.   Go to ⤴︎
5. J. Cravino and A. Levchenko, "The Distributional Consequences of Large Devaluations," NBER Working Paper  23409, May 2017, and American Economic Review, 107(11), November 2017, pp. 3477-509.   Go to ⤴︎
6. A. Levchenko and N. Pandalai-Nayar, "TFP, News, and 'Sentiments:' The International Transmission of Business Cycles," NBER Working Paper 21010, March 2015.   Go to ⤴︎
7. A. Levchenko and N. Pandalai-Nayar, "Technology and Non-Technology Shocks: Measurement and Implications for International Comovement," mimeo, University of Michigan and University of Texas, November 2017. Go to ⤴︎

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