Academics - Faculty Profiles

Linus Yamane, PhD
Professor of Economics

Linus Yamane, PhD

    With Pitzer Since: 1988
    Field Group: Economics
    Campus Address: Fletcher 216
    Phone: 909.607.3769

    M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D., Yale University
    B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research Interests:

Macroeconomics, Japanese Economy, Econometrics, Labor Economics

Recent Courses:

Statistics (ECON 91)

Macroeconomic Theory (Econ 104)

Econometrics (ECON 125)

Macroeconomic Policy: Case Studies (ECON 132)

The Japanese Economy (ECON 142)

Senior Seminar (ECON 198)

Selected Publications:

"Brazilian Americans at Pitzer," The Participant (Spring 2006).

"Model Minority," The Other Side (Spring 2006).

“Native Born Filipina/o Americans and Labor Market Discrimination,” Feminist Economics, vol.8, no.2 (July 2002).

“The Labor Market Status of Foreign Born Vietnamese Americans,” Claremont Colleges Working Papers No.2001-15 (June 2001).

“The Importance of Diversity: The City of Claremont,” The Other Side (April 2000).

"Racial chasm exists on police, judicial issues," Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, December 12, 1999, op-ed piece.

“The Insider-Outsider Model and Japanese Labor Unions,” Japan and the World Economy,vol.10, no.2 (spring 1998).

"Juglar Cycle" and "Kitchin Cycle," entries in David Glaser, ed., Business Cycles and Depressions: An Encyclopedia, Garland Publishing, 1997.

"Unions and the Persistence of Shocks to Employment," Journal of Macroeconomics, vol.15, no.4 (fall 1993).

"Where Are You From?," The Participant (Spring 1992).

"Why Do People Make Fun of Economists?," The Other Side (February 1992).

"Relative Price Changes and the Real Distribution of Income: The Case of Brazil," Economics Letters (February 1986).

Conference Participation and Invited Talks:

“The Labor Market Experience of Vietnamese and East European Immigrants,” paper presented at the Western Economic Association International 86th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, June 30, 2011.

"Asian Americans, Glass Ceilings and PhDs," paper presented at the Western Economic Association Meeting, Honolulu, HI, July 2008.

"Why do People Make Fun of Economists?", Scripps Economics Society, Scripps College, March 2006.

Selected Grants, Honors, and Awards:

Letter of Commendation, from Michael Antonovich, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, for work on the City of Claremont Human Relations Committee

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