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GREGORY C. DAHL
Hluboká nad Vltavou, 37341 Czechia
+420 777 982 577 (mobile)
2007 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY IN BULGARIA
Taught senior-level course “Globalization and Economic Policy” as adjunct faculty.
2000-2003 INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
IMF Senior Resident Representative in Madagascar. Advised the President, Ministers of Finance and Economy, Governor of the Central Bank and other senior officials on economic and financial policies, and monitored performance in the framework of programs agreed with the IMF. Liaised closely with other representatives of the international community. Member of the diplomatic corps.
1995-2000 INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Advisor, IMF Institute. Responsible for in-house program of training in economics for IMF staff. Liaised with regional training institutes in Africa for training of country officials in macroeconomics and financial programming. Performed various administrative functions of the front office of the IMF Institute. Led teams of instructors offering national or regional courses for officials of IMF member countries in different areas of the world.
1992-1995 INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
IMF Resident Representative in Bulgaria (see above).
1991-1992 INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Deputy Division Chief, North African Division, African Department.
1986-1991 INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Senior Economist, African Department. (Promoted from Economist in 1988.) Desk officer for Algeria from January 1989, for Nigeria during 1988, and for Equatorial Guinea 1986-87. Responsible for analysis of economic developments and prospects in desk country, coordinating a team of several economists. Participated in negotiations for IMF-supported adjustment programs.
1984-1986 INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Freetown, Sierra Leone
IMF Resident Representative in Sierra Leone (see above).
1981-1983 INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
IMF Resident Representative in Haïti (see above).
1976-1980 INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Economist, Desk officer for Pakistan, Middle Eastern Department, 1977-80. Economist, Treasurer’s Department, 1976-77.
1970-1972 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
In fulfillment of military service requirement, served as officer in Public Health Service, air pollution control. Administered grant program, served as project officer for a large economic model.
1969-1980 Ph.D. candidate in economics, Harvard University.
1976 M.A. in economics, Harvard University.
1969 B.A. in electrical engineering, Harvard College.
Board and Service Organization Memberships
2008- REGIONAL BOARD OF ḤUQÚQU’LLÁH OF THE BAHÁ’Í FAITH
Deputy Trustee of Ḥuqúqu’lláh and officer of a Regional Board
and 1994-95 NATIONAL GOVERNING BODY OF THE BAHÁ’Í FAITH
Member and officer, National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of Bulgaria.
1989-1992 TREASURER, NEW ERA FOUNDATION
Director (Treasurer since mid-1990) of small charitable foundation dedicated to supporting grass-roots development initiatives around the world consonant with the principles of the Bahá’í Faith.
1987-1989 MEMBER, NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, Bahá’í Faith
Member (Chairman 1987-88) of committee of the National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá’ís of the United States charged with guiding the internal development of the Bahá’í community.
1983-1984 MEMBER, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, ANIS ZUNUZI SCHOOL
Member of the International Board of Directors, Anis Zunúzí Bahá’í School, Port-au-Prince, Haïti, a non-profit, charitable primary school providing low-cost education to village children.
1986-1992 Organizer, IMF staff discussion group (“The Wednesday Group”) devoted to exploring moral and ethical aspects of IMF work, such as environmental and poverty issues and the economic impact of defense spending.
Dahl, Gregory C. (2007). One World, One People: How Globalization is Shaping Our Future. Wilmette, IL: Bahá’í Publishing. Available on Amazon (including Kindle ebook).
Dahl, Gregory C. (2012). Trust and Trustworthiness. Paris: European Bahá’í Business Forum.
Dahl, Gregory C. (2001). Review of Future Positive: International Co-operation in the 21st Century by Michael Edwards. Washington, D.C.: IMF, Finance & Development September 2001 38:3.
Dahl, Gregory C. (1993). Managing Change. Paris: European Bahá’í Business Forum.
Dahl, Gregory C. (1993). Managing Change. In The New Spiritual Values – The Bahá’í Model. (Russian) Moscow: Progress.
Dahl, Gregory C. (1991). Evolving Toward a Bahá’í Economic System. Journal of Bahá’í Studies 4:3. (A revised version of Dahl 1984)
Dahl, Gregory C. (1985). Values, Culture, and Development: A Bahá’í Approach. World Order Spring/Summer 1985.
Dahl, Gregory C. (1984). A Bahá’í Perspective on Economic and Social Development”. In Circle of Unity: Bahá’í Approaches to Current Social Issues, Anthony A. Lee (ed.), Los Angeles: Kalimát Press.
Dahl, Gregory C. (1984). Evolving Toward a Bahá’í Economic System. Bahá’í Studies Notebook 3:3 & 4, February 1984.
Dahl, Gregory C. (1976). Impressions of a Bahá’í Youth from a Journey Round the World. The Bahá’í World, 1968-1973 (Haifa, Israel: Bahá’í World Centre, 1976), pp. 352-357.
Dahl, Gregory C. (1975). Economics and the Bahá’í Teachings: An Overview. World Order, Fall 1975.
Dahl, Gregory C. (1969). Indian Bahá’ís of Bolivia. World Order, 1969.
Video presentations and interviews
Wilmette Institute web talk: Globalization and Current Events – A Bahá’í Perspective. February 2017.
TEDx talk: What’s Your Focus? Reality and Human Nature. June 2012.
Interview on Bulgarian National Television Channel 1. Aired 8:45 a.m. on 1 July 2010 (11.47)
Interview in Beyond King of the Mountain. December 2009
Interview on First Business (US national TV news program). 2 July 2007 (4.18)
Personal data U.S. citizen. Permanent residency in Bulgaria. Residency in the Czech Republic. Married.
Languages Working knowledge of French, some Bulgarian and Spanish.