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Dionissi Aliprantis

Dionissi Aliprantis

Assistant Vice President and Director of the Program on Economic Inclusion
Areas of Expertise applied econometrics, urban economics, economics of education
Department Program on Economic Inclusion
  • BA,
  • Economics and Spanish,
  • Indiana University,
  • 2004
  • BS,
  • Mathematics,
  • Indiana University,
  • 2004
  • PhD,
  • Economics,
  • University of Pennsylvania,
  • 2010

Dionissi Aliprantis is an assistant vice president and a senior research economist in the Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Dr. Aliprantis directs the Bank’s Program on Economic Inclusion and is responsible for determining its strategy, analysis, and outreach efforts. Dr. Aliprantis leads a team of economists, analysts, and outreach professionals that works to better understand the barriers to economic inclusion and racial equity, identify potential solutions to overcome those barriers, and communicate insights on the policy choices that can create an economy in which all people can fully participate.

His primary research interests include applied econometrics, labor and urban economics, and education. His current work investigates neighborhood effects on education, racial inequality, and labor market outcomes.

Since joining the Bank, Dr. Aliprantis has published research in the Review of Economics and Statistics, Quantitative Economics, the Journal of Urban Economics, and the World Bank Economic Review, among other journals. He has been active with several nonprofits in the Cleveland area, including the Sisters of Charity Foundation and The Math Movement.

Dr. Aliprantis is a system affiliate of the Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, a member of the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group based at the University of Chicago, and on the Board of Editors of the Journal of Economic Literature.

Dr. Aliprantis holds a BS in mathematics and a BA in economics and Spanish from Indiana University and a PhD in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.