Takeshi Amemiya

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Takeshi Amemiya : biography

29 March 1935 –

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 AssociationPowell, J. L. (2007), Econometric Theory, 23, 155–181, . and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1985).



  • 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.

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


  • B.A., 1958, Social Science, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan
  • M.A., 1961, Economics, American University, Washington, DC
  • Ph.D., 1964, Economics, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland