Carl Sumner Shoup Professor of Japanese Economics, Department of Economics; Chair, Department of Economics; Associate Director for Research, Center on Japanese Economy and Business
David Weinstein is executive director of the Program for Economic Research, a 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 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. Prior to joining the Columbia faculty, Professor Weinstein was the Sanford R. Robertson Associate Professor of Business Administration at the School of Business Administration at the University of Michigan as well as an associate professor of economics at 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 and his BA at Yale University and his MA and PhD in economics from the University of Michigan. He is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including five National Science Foundation grants, an Institute for New Economic Thinking Fellowship, and an Abe Fellowship.
Professor Weinstein earned his BA at Yale University and his PhD and MA in economics from the University of Michigan. He is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including three National Science Foundation grants, an Abe Fellowship, and a Japan Foundation Fellowship.