Takeshi Amemiya

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Takeshi Amemiya
Native name 雨宮 健
Born (1935-03-29) March 29, 1935 (age 82)
Tokyo, Japan
Nationality Japanese
Fields Economics
Institutions Stanford University
Alma mater Johns Hopkins University
Doctoral advisor Carl F. Christ
Doctoral students Cheng Hsiao

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.[1]

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[2] and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1985).[3]


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



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Selected journal articles[edit]


  1. ^ Backhouse, Roger; Middleton, Roger, eds. (2000). "Takeshi Amemiya b 1935". Exemplary Economists: North America. 1. Edward Elgar. pp. 311–22. ISBN 1-78254-311-2. 
  2. ^ Powell, J. L. (2007), "The ET Interview: Takeshi Amemiya," Econometric Theory, 23, 155–181, doi:10.1017/S0266466607070065.
  3. ^ "Book of Members, 1780-2010: Chapter A" (PDF). American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Retrieved 17 April 2011. 

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