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Dimitri B. Papadimitriou (born 1946) is a Greek American economist. He has been the Executive Vice President and Provost, and Jerome Levy Professor of Economics, at Bard College since 1977.

Biography
Early life and education

Dimitri B. Papadimitriou was born in Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1946. He received his BA from Columbia College, Columbia University, in 1970, and his PhD in economics from the New School for Social Research in 1986.
Career

Among his other appointments are his positions as Distinguished Scholar at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, (Shanghai, PRC) in 2002, Vice Chairman, Trade Deficit Review Commission, United States Congress, (1999-2001), Adjunct Professor on the Graduate Faculty of the New School for Social Research (1975-1976), and Executive Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer, William Penn Life Insurance Company of New York, (1969-1977).

Dr. Papadimitriou has been the Executive Vice President and Provost, and Jerome Levy Professor of Economics, at Bard College since 1977. He is also the Executive VP of Bard College at Simon's Rock (1979 - ), and President of the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College since 1986.

Professor Papadimitriou is a Member of the Editorial Boards of the Bulletin of Political Economy, (2006-Present), and Challenge (2004-Present). He has also been on the Editorial Boards of the Review of Income and Wealth (1998-2004), and the Eastern Economic Journal, (1994-1997).

Papadimitriou's professional memberships include The Economic Club of New York, The Bretton Woods Committee, American Economic Association, American Finance Association, Association for Evolutionary Economics, Royal Economic Society (London), Eastern Economic Association, European Economic Association, and Hellenic-American Bankers Association.
Congressional Testimony

“Testimony on 'Performance-Based Pay'” Hearings Subcommittee on Regulation, Business Opportunities, and Technology of the Small Business Committee, U.S. House of Representatives, 103d Congress, July 15, 1994
“Testimony on 'Community Development Banks'” Hearings of the Committee on Banking, U.S. Senate, September 8, 1993
“Testimony on 'Banking of Small Business: Can the Community Development Bank Model Serve Small Firms in Economically Depressed Urban and Rural Communities?'” Subcommittee on Regulation, Business Opportunities, and Technology of the Small Business Committee U.S. House of Representatives, 103d Congress, June 7, 1993

Published works

Financial Conditions and Macroeconomic Performance: Essays in Honor of Hyman P. Minsky, edited by Steven M. Fazzari and Dimitri B. Papadimitriou. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, 1992.
Profits, Deficits and Instability, edited by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou. New York, NY: Macmillan and St. Martin’s Press, 1992.
Poverty and Prosperity in the US in the Late Twentieth Century, edited by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou and Edward N. Wolff. New York, NY: Macmillan and St. Martin’s Press, 1993.
Aspects of the Distribution of Wealth and Income, edited by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou. New York, NY: Macmillan and St. Martin’s Press, 1994.
Stability in the Financial System, edited by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou, New York, NY: Macmillan and St. Martin’s Press, 1996.
Modernizing Financial Systems, edited by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou. New York, NY: Macmillan and St. Martin’s Press, 2000.
Hyman P. Minsky’s Induced Investment and Business Cycles, edited by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2004.
Distributional Effects of Government Spending and Taxation, edited by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Government Spending on the Elderly, edited by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Hyman P. Minsky’s Stabilizing an Unstable Economy, edited by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou and L. Randall Wray. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2008.
Hyman P. Minsky’s John Maynard Keynes, edited by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou and L. Randall Wray. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2008.
The Elgar Companion to Minsky, edited by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou and L. Randall Wray. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, forthcoming.

Awards

1983: Center for Advanced Economic Studies Fellowship
1985: Wye Fellow, Aspen Institute
1986: Center for Advanced Economic Studies Fellowship
1991: Dutchess County, NY Arts Council Award for Distinguished Service

References

The Levy Economics Institute of Bard College, Scholars
Pfister, James. (Ed.). Papadimitriou, Dimitri B.. (2008). In Who's Who in America New Providence, New Jersey: Vol. 2). Marquis Who's Who.

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