Hugh Patrick is director of CJEB, codirector of Columbia’s APEC Study Center, and R. D. Calkins Professor of International Business Emeritus. He joined the Columbia faculty in 1984 after some years as professor of economics and director of the Economic Growth Center at Yale University. He completed his B.A. at Yale University in 1951, earned M.A. degrees in Japanese Studies (1955) and Economics (1957) and a Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Michigan in 1960. He has been a visiting professor at Hitotsubashi University, University of Tokyo and University of Bombay. Professor Patrick has been awarded Guggenheim and Fulbright fellowships and the Ohira Prize. His professional publications include sixteen books and some sixty articles and essays. His major fields of published research on Japan include macroeconomic performance and policy, banking and financial markets, government-business relations, and Japan United States economic relations. His most recent book, coauthored and co-edited with Takatoshi Ito and David E. Weinstein, is Reviving Japan’s Economy: Problems and Prescriptions (MIT Press, 2005). Other books include: Crisis and Change in the Japanese Financial System (with Takeo Hoshi); The Japanese Main Bank System (with Masahiko Aoki); and Asia's New Giant How the Japanese Economy Works (with Henry Rosovsky). He served as one of the four American members of the binational Japan United States Economic Relations Group appointed by President Carter and Prime Minister Ohira, 1979 1981. He is on the Board of Directors of U.S. Asia Pacific Council and has been a member of the Council of Foreign Relations since 1974. He chairs the Finance Committee for the Association of Asian Studies. He was chairman of the International Steering Committee for the conference series on Pacific Trade and Development (PAFTAD) between 1985-2005, having served on the Committee since PAFTAD's inception in 1968. He was on the Board of the Social Science Research Council from 1982-88, and served as its chairman from 1985-88. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Japan Society for seven three-year terms. In November 1994 the Government of Japan awarded him the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Star (Kunnitō Zuihōshō). He was awarded an honorary doctorate of Social Sciences by Lingnan University, Hong Kong in 2000. He also received an Eagle on the World award by the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of New York Inc., in November 2010.