Professor Nakamura joined Columbia Business School in 2008. Before coming to Columbia Business School, Professor Nakamura received an A.B. in Economics from Princeton and a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard. Professor Nakamura then spent several months as a junior research fellow at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Professor Nakamura's research focuses on issues in empirical macroeconomics, international economics, and industrial organization. Professor Nakamura is also a member of the economics department in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, a Faculty Research Fellow of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a Research Affiliate with the Center for Economic Policy Research.