Takeshi Amemiya

Takeshi Amemiya (雨宮 健, Amemiya Takeshi, born 29 March 1935, in Tokyo, Japan) is an economist specializing in econometrics and the economy of ancient Greece.[1]

Takeshi Amemiya
Native name
雨宮 健
Born (1935-03-29) March 29, 1935
Alma materJohns Hopkins University
Scientific career
InstitutionsStanford University
Doctoral advisorCarl F. Christ
Doctoral studentsJames L. Powell
Victor Chernozhukov

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

  • 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



  • Amemiya, Takeshi (1985). Advanced econometrics. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. ISBN 9780674005600.
  • Amemiya, Takeshi (1994). Studies in Econometric Theory: The Collected Essays of Takeshi Amemiya. Economists of the Twentieth Century. Aldershot, England: Edward Elgar Pub. ISBN 9781852787974.
  • Amemiya, Takeshi (1994). Introduction to Statistics and Econometrics. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: Harvard University Press. ISBN 9780674462250.
  • Amemiya, Takeshi (2007). Economy and Economics of Ancient Greece. Routledge Explorations in Economic History. 33. London: Routledge. ISBN 9780415701549.

Chapter in book

Selected journal articles


  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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