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David E. Weinstein
David E. Weinstein is the Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy at Columbia University. He is also the director at CJEB, the director of the Japan Project at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Previously, Professor Weinstein was chair of the Economics Departments, senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and a consultant for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. He is the recipient of four National Science Foundation grants, an Abe Fellowship and a Japan Foundation Fellowship, among other honors. Read full bio.
Founder and Chairman
Hugh Patrick is the R. D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus and codirector of Columbia’s APEC Study Center. Professor Patrick is recognized as a leading specialist on the Japanese economy. He joined the Columbia Business School faculty in 1984 after serving as a professor of economics and director of the Economic Growth Center at Yale University. Professor Patrick is a recipient of Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowships, the Ohira Prize and the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Star (KunnitôZuihôshô) by the Government of Japan. He has been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations since 1974. Read full bio.
Director, Program on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds
Associate Director of Research
Takatoshi Ito is the director of the Program on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds and associate director of research at CJEB. He is also a professor at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. He has taught extensively both in the United States and Japan since finishing his PhD in economics at Harvard University in 1979. He has held many distinguished academic and research appointments such as president of the Japanese Economic Association in 2004-2005, fellow of the Econometric Society since 1992, research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research since 1985, faculty fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research in London since 2006, research associate of the Tokyo Center for Economic Research since 1990, and faculty fellow of the Research Institute of Economy, Trade, and Industry since 2004. Read full bio.