Congratulations to Berkeley Economics student Will Alexander '20, for winning the Owen D. Young Prize in International Relations. The award is awarded for the best essay on international relations. Read about the award here.
A new NBER Working Paper by Berkeley Economics professors Christina Romer and David Romer shows that countries with lower debt-to-GDP ratios respond to financial distress with much more expansionary fiscal policy & suffer much less severe aftermaths, driven more by policymaker choices than true debt constraints. Read more
NPR's Planet Money episode "Economics, Sexism, Data" discusses a study by Berkeley Economics undergrad Alice Wu, which uncovered rampant bias in the Economics Job Market Rumors forum.Listen to the podcast here.
We're thrilled to share that Berkeley Economics Prof. Emi Nakamura has been announced as the 2019 recipient of the John Bates Clark Medal! The prize is awarded to an American economist under the age of forty who is judged to have made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge. Read more
Congratulations to Berkeley Economics professors, Philpp Strack and Gabriel Zucman, for winning the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship! Read more.
Berkeley Economics Professor Yuri Gorodnichenko has been awarded 2018 Monetary Economics and Finance Prize, which distinguish researchers who have developed central concepts to improve our understanding of Monetary Economics and Finance. Read more