Co-sponsored by JCCI/Nippon Club Special Webinar “The U.S.-China Trade War and Its Implications for Japan and the Global Economy” with Professor David Weinstein
David Weinstein, Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy at Columbia University and director of the Center on Japanese Economy and Business at Columbia Business School, spoke about the U.S.-China Trade War and its economic implications for the U.S., Japan, and the global economy. Professor Weinstein provided insight from his numerous papers on the trade conflict, which have been cited by media outlets including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and more. The webinar was a great opportunity to review current U.S.-China-Japan economic relations, especially trade from a global perspective.
■ Speaker Profile
David E. Weinstein
David E. Weinstein is the Carl S. Shoup Professor of the Japanese Economy at Columbia University. He is also the director of the Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB), co-director of the Japan Project at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), and a member of the Federal Economic Statistics Advisory Committee. Previously, Professor Weinstein was chair of the Department of Economics and a senior economist as well as a consultant at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 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, corporate finance, and the Japanese economy. Professor Weinstein earned his PhD and MA in economics from the University of Michigan and his BA 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, a Bank of International Settlements Fellowship, and a Google Research Award. Professor Weinstein is the author of numerous publications and articles. (as of May, 2020)