Edward J. Lincoln is currently a professorial lecturer at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  From 2006 to 2011, he served as director of the Center for Japan-U.S. Business and Economic Studies and professor of economics at New York University’s Stern School of Business.  He previously served as a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and the Brookings Institution, where he specialized in the Japanese economy, U.S.-Japan economic relations, and broader Asian economic topics. He left Brookings temporarily at the beginning of 1994 to serve as special economic advisor to Ambassador Walter Mondale at the United States Embassy in Tokyo.  Dr. Lincoln has published widely on the Japanese economy and U.S.-Japan relations.   His publications include:  Winners Without Losers: Why Americans Should Care More about Global Economic Policy, East Asian Economic Regionalism, Arthritic Japan: The Slow Pace of Economic Reform, Troubled Times: U.S.-Japan Trade Relations in the 1990s,  Japan’s New Global Role, Japan’s Unequal Trade, and Japan: Facing Economic Maturity.  Dr. Lincoln holds a bachelors degree from Amherst College and both a masters in East Asian Studies and a doctorate in economics from Yale University.