The Center on Japanese Economy and Business has established its transcendent reputation and developed into the preeminent academic center it is today under the robust leadership of our directors, Professor David E. Weinstein, the Center's Director, and Professor Hugh Patrick, the Center's Founder.


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Our Center's core faculty members provide our intellectual foundation. These seven scholars of Japanese economy, finance, and management are faculty members of Columbia University's Business School, Department of Economics, Department of Political Science, or School of International and Public Affairs.


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Our leadership and staff team work together to carry out the Center's mission and enhance its established reputation. For individual contact information and details, please click the link below.

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David E. Weinstein

David Weinstein

Professor (by courtesy), Finance Division

Director , Center on Japanese Economy and Business

Takatoshi Ito

Takatoshi Ito

Associate Director of Research; Director, Program on Public Pension and Sovereign Funds, Center on Japanese Economy and Business

Professor (by courtesy), Finance Division