Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, NAPL
Andy Paparozzi is senior vice president and chief economist of NAPL, a not-for-profit business management association representing progressive, leading companies in the graphic communications industry.
Under his direction, for more than 20 years the NAPL research department has provided timely, accurate analysis of the commercial printing industry’s performance and prospects. Among the industry’s most respected speakers and writers on economic trends, Andy has developed NAPL’s unique 500+ member Printing Industry Panel, whose members provide regular survey feedback on economic performance and industry issues.
Each year, Andy is a featured speaker at major industry events, gives dozens of presentations to industry groups and companies, and is widely quoted in the graphic arts trade press. He is the principal author of such major NAPL studies as The State of the Industry Report, Strategic Perspective, Capital Investment Study, Long-Run Growth Leaders series, Printing Business Conditions, and the Quick & Small Commercial Printers Critical Trends Report. He also oversees the interactive NAPL Performance Indicators program that measures vital metrics.
Prior to joining NAPL, Andy was employed by The New School for Social Research in New York City, where he analyzed such entities as the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Stamp Program and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, for which he developed a reduced-fare program for low-income riders of New York City’s public transportation system.
He is a Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum Laude graduate of Boston College, where he received a bachelor’s degree in economics, and holds a master’s degree in economics, with a concentration in econometrics, from Columbia University. He has taught mathematics, statistics and economics at various colleges.