David A. Parker
David A. Parker is an associate fellow with the William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy at CSIS, where his research focuses on U.S. economic statecraft toward the Asia Pacific. His research interests include frontier issues in economic statecraft, the economic diplomacy of the United States and Japan, and Chinese economic statecraft. He was previously an associate fellow with the Brzezinski Institute on Geostrategy, where he co-led the design, development, and management of the Reconnecting Asia initiative. He is a coauthor of Navigating Choppy Waters: China’s Economic Policymaking at a Time of Transition (CSIS, April 2015). Mr. Parker received an M.A. in international economic relations from the School of International Service at American University with a concentration in international finance, a B.A. in Japan studies with a minor in economics from Tufts University, and studied at Doshisha University in Kyoto.