Marc Levinson

Economist, Independent Scholar

    Marc Levinson is an economist, historian, and journalist who writes and speaks about economic and business issues. His books include An Extraordinary Time, a global economic history of the 1970s and their aftermath; The Box, about the development of containerization and its economic consequences; The Great A&P, about the decades-long effort to block innovation in retailing to protect small merchants; and The Economist Guide to Financial Markets. He was formerly a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, an economist at a leading bank, and finance and economics editor of The Economist.


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Offices Held

Trustee (2012 to 2015)

Committee Service

Investments Committee (2015 to 2018) (chair 2017 to 2018)