Levi is a convert to the Catholic faith (2007), a husband, and father of 3 children. He is an academic economist who has published research in the areas of cooperative finance, the economics of risk, and political economy. A former libertarian, Levi began to see the importance of Catholic Social Teaching thanks to the work of, and dedicates his research to, Fr. Heinrich Pesch, SJ; Fr. Bernard Demsey, SJ; and Dr. Rupert Ederer.