Dr. Bailey is a Senior Consultant to Equity Expansion International. President of Norman A. Bailey, Inc., he is a consulting economist who has worked extensively on international economic and strategic issues for over 30 years, specializing in international debt and monetary affairs. He received his Master of International Affairs and Ph.D. from Columbia University. His clients include governments, corporations, banks, investment firms, trading companies, and consulting, law and accounting firms in four continents. While serving as president of an international investment banking firm he was appointed Professor of Political Science at the City University of New York (Queens).
In 1981 he joined the Reagan Administration as the Director of Planning and Evaluation for the National Security Council. He was later appointed Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of International Economic Affairs at the White House. Dr. Bailey was a principal author of President Reagan’s Caribbean Basin Initiative and a major force within the White House for encouraging ESOPs in domestic and foreign economic policy, helping introduce such policy initiatives as the Capital Homestead Act and Project Economic Justice. Dr. Bailey speaks five languages and has authored five books and over 130 articles on international politics, economics and business. He served on the Board of Directors of the Center for Economic and Social Justice and is now on the CESJ Board of Counselors.