Dr. Pellegrino Manfra is a Professor of International Economics at City University New York at Queensborough C.C.
Dr. Manfra is the author of more than 200 published articles. His scholarship has been presented in many academic and international professional conferences and symposia. Many articles have been published in academically recognized scholarly journals. Dr. Manfra has presented his research in many U.S and foreign universities.
Dr. Manfra obtained his Ph.D. from Fordham University specializing in International Economics and International Trade. His major area of scholarship has been globalization and international investments. More specifically, his research has been concentrated on the integration of the European Union and the emergence of the Euro as a leading currency in the world economy.
Dr. Manfra has made a considerable contribution to the literature and understanding the Euro in the era of globalization. In addition, Dr. Manfra has been examining the Federal Reserve System and its monetary policy in the last decade. Moreover, his research interest has been interdisciplinary – combining the study of economics with Ancient Roman history, philosophy, psychology, finance, and law.