Frank Levy is Daniel Rose Professor of Urban Economics in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Urban Studies and Planning.
His current research focuses on health care reform, specifically on radiology and restraining unnecessary medical imaging, which he began when he was in residence at the Harvard Medical School Department of Healthcare Policy. Levy also does research on computer technology and offshoring reshaping of the labor market, U.S. income inequality and living standards and the economics of education.
Levy’s research has focused on the ways that computer technology and offshoring are reshaping opportunities in the labor market. He has also done research on U.S. income inequality and living standards and the economics of education. Much of Professor Levy’s recent work is summarized in his 2004 book, The New Division of Labor (co-authored with Richard Murnane).
Levy received his bachelor's degree from MIT and his doctorate from Yale, both in economics. Levi is topic leader of the EPRN Wages/Compensation research cluster.
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