Professor Levine's work focuses on the linkages among financial sector policies, the operation of financial systems, economic growth, poverty, and inequality.

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Ross Levine is the Harrison S. Kravis University Professor and Professor of Economics at Brown University. He is also the Paul Dupee Faculty Fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is a frequent consultant at the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. He is an Associate Editor of both Journal of Economic Growth and the Journal of Financial IntermediationHe received his Ph.D. in economics from UCLA in 1987. After working at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for three years, Dr. Levine moved to the World Bank in 1990. There he participated and managed a number of research and operational programs. In 1997, Dr. Levine joined the University of Virginia, before moving to University of Minnesota in 1999, where he became the Curtis L. Carlson Professor of Finance.

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