Takeshi Amemiya

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Takeshi Amemiya
Born (1935-03-29) March 29, 1935 (age 79)
Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japan
Occupation Economist

Takeshi Amemiya (雨宮 健 Amemiya Takeshi?, born 29 March 1935, Tokyo, Japan) is an economist specializing in econometrics and the economy of ancient Greece.

Amemiya is the Edward Ames Edmonds Professor of Economics (emeritus) and a Professor of Classics at Stanford University. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, the American Statistical Association[1] and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1985).[2]


Honors and awards[edit]

  • U.S. Scientist Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 1988
  • Fellowship, Japan Society for Promotion of Science, 1989
  • Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, 1975–1976
  • Ford Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship in Economics, Johns Hopkins University, 1963–1965



  • Advanced Econometrics, Basil Blackwell, 1985
  • Introduction To Statistics And Econometrics, Harvard University Press, 1994.
  • Nonlinear Statistical Modeling: Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Symposium in Economic Theory and Econometrics : Essays in Honor of Takeshi Amemiya, ed. Takeshi Amemiya, Kimio Morimune, James L. Powell and Cheng Hsiao. Cambridge University Press, 2000.


  1. ^ Powell, J. L. (2007), "The ET Interview: Takeshi Amemiya," Econometric Theory, 23, 155–181, doi:10.1017/S0266466607070065.
  2. ^ "Book of Members, 1780-2010: Chapter A". American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 

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