Hugh Patrick
Robert D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus and Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business


Hugh Patrick joined the Columbia faculty in 1984 after serving as director of the Economic Growth Center and a professor of economics at Yale University. He has been a visiting professor at Hitotsubashi University, the University of Tokyo, and the University of Bombay. He has authored 18 books and some 60 articles and essays, including How Finance Is Shaping the Economies of China, Japan, and Korea (co-edited with Yung Chul Park, Columbia University Press, 2013).

From 1979 to 1981, Professor Patrick served as one of four American members of the Japan–United States Economic Relations Group appointed by President Carter and Prime Minister Ohira. He was a member of the board of directors of the Japan Society for seven three-year terms.

The recipient of an honorary doctorate from Lingnan University in Hong Kong, Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowships, and the Ohira Prize, Professor Patrick also received the Eagle on the World award from the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York in 2010 and the imperial decoration, the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Star, from the Japanese government in 1994.