Chair and Carl Sumner Shoup Professor of Japanese Economics
1131 International Affairs Building
Office Hours:Thurs 1:30-3:30 in IAB 916
David E. Weinstein is Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy. He is also the Associate Director for Research at the Center for Japanese Economy and Business (Columbia), Executive Director of the Program for Economic Research (Columbia), Research Associate and 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. His teaching and research interests include international economics, macroeconomics, corporate finance, the Japanese economy, and industrial policy. Professor Weinstein earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in Economics from the University of Michigan and his B.A. at Yale University. 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. Professor Weinstein is the author of numerous publications and articles. His recent publications include “Exports and Financial Shocks,” Quarterly Journal of Economics (forthcoming); “Trade Finance and the Great Trade Collapse,” American Economic Review Papers and Proceedings (2011); “Product Creation and Destruction: Evidence and Price Implications," American Economic Review (2010); “Optimal Tariffs: The Evidence,” American Economic Review (2008); “Globalization and the Gains from Variety,” Quarterly Journal of Economics (2006).
Finance, International Macroeconomics, International Trade
International Affairs Building, Columbia University
420 W 118 St MC 3308New York, NY 10027