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David E. Weinstein

Carl Sumner Shoup Professor of Japanese Economics
School: 
School of the Arts
Department: 
Economics Department
Office: 
1130A International Affairs Building
Email: 
dew35@columbia.edu
Phone: 
212-854-6880
Appointments
  • Director of Research at the Center on Japanese Economy and Business
  • Chair of the Department of Economics
Biography

David E. Weinstein is Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy, Director of Research at the Center on Japanese Economy and Business, and Chair of the Department of Economics at Columbia University. He is also Research Director of the Japan Project at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, Professor Weinstein was a Senior Economist and a consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Prior to joining the Columbia faculty, Professor Weinstein held professorships at the University of Michigan and Harvard University. He also served on the Council of Economic Advisors from 1989 to 1990. He is the recipient of many grants and awards including five National Science Foundation grants, an Institute for New Economic Thinking grant, and a Google Research Award.

Research & Other Works
Perspectives on Japan's Political Economy
Working paper
How Much Do Official Price Indexes Tell Us About Inflation
Working paper
How Much Do Bank Shocks Affect Investment? Evidence from Matched Bank-Firm Loan Data
Working paper
How Much Do Official Price Indexes Tell Us About Inflation?
Working paper
How much do Bank Shocks Affect Investment? Evidence from Matched Bank-Firm Loan Data
Working paper
How Much Do Bank Shocks Affect Investment? Evidence from Matched Bank-Firm Loan Data
Working paper
Optimal Tariffs: The Evidence
Working paper
Evaluating the Economic Response to Japan's Earthquake
Working paper
Market size, linkages, and productivity: A study of Japanese regions
Working paper
Do factor endowments matter for north-north trade?
Working paper
Bones, bombs and break points: The geography of economic activity
Working paper
The factor content of trade
Working paper
Trade Finance and the Great Trade Collapse
Working paper
A search for multiple equilibria in urban industrial structure
Working paper
Technological superiority and the losses from migration
Working paper
What role for empirics in international trade?
Working paper
Exporting Deflation? Chinese Exports and Japanese Prices
Working paper
Defining Price Stability in Japan: A View from America
Working paper
Happy news from the dismal science: Reassessing Japanese fiscal policy and sustainability
Working paper
A search for multiple equilibria in urban industrial structure
Working paper
Technological superiority and the losses from migration
Working paper
Bones, bombs and break points: The geography of economic activity
Working paper
Historical, structural, and macroeconomic perspectives on the Japanese economic crisis
Working paper
Trade and growth: Import led or export led? Evidence from Japan and Korea
Working paper
Foreign direct investment and keiretsu: Rethinking US and Japanese policy
Working paper
Exports and Financial Shocks
Working paper
Exports and Financial Shocks
 
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