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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
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The Crisis that Wasn’t: How Japan Has Avoided a Bond Market Panic
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How Much Do Official Price Indexes Tell Us About Inflation
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How Much Do Bank Shocks Affect Investment? Evidence from Matched Bank-Firm Loan Data
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How Much Do Official Price Indexes Tell Us About Inflation?
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How Much Do Bank Shocks Affect Investment? Evidence from Matched Bank-Firm Loan Data
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How much do Bank Shocks Affect Investment? Evidence from Matched Bank-Firm Loan Data
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Evaluating the Economic Response to Japan's Earthquake
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Optimal Tariffs: The Evidence
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Bones, bombs and break points: The geography of economic activity
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Market size, linkages, and productivity: A study of Japanese regions
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Do factor endowments matter for north-north trade?
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The factor content of trade
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Trade Finance and the Great Trade Collapse
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Technological superiority and the losses from migration
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What role for empirics in international trade?
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A search for multiple equilibria in urban industrial structure
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Exports and Financial Shocks
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Exports and Financial Shocks
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Trade and growth: Import led or export led? Evidence from Japan and Korea
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Historical, structural, and macroeconomic perspectives on the Japanese economic crisis
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Exporting Deflation? Chinese Exports and Japanese Prices
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Bones, bombs and break points: The geography of economic activity
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Technological superiority and the losses from migration
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Defining Price Stability in Japan: A View from America
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A search for multiple equilibria in urban industrial structure
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Happy news from the dismal science: Reassessing Japanese fiscal policy and sustainability
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Foreign direct investment and keiretsu: Rethinking US and Japanese policy
Perspectives on Japan's Political Economy
 
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