Phil Levy is the chief economist at San Francisco-based freight forwarding and customs brokerage company Flexport.
He formerly served as senior economist for trade for President George W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers and as a member of Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice’s policy planning staff.
His research focuses on the political economy of trade agreements and U.S. economic relations with China. He has testified before before several Congressional committees, including House Ways & Means and the Joint Economic Committee.
Levy earned his doctorate in economics from Stanford University and has taught at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, Yale, Columbia, the University of Virginia and Georgetown.