Prof. Gerald Roland has been announced as the recipient of the "De Scientia et Humanitate Optime Meritis", the most prestigious honorary medal delivered by the Czech Academy of Sciences, for his work on the economics of transition. Read the announcement here.
The Summit on Diversity in Economics organized by Women in Economics at Berkeley (WEB) drew more than 130 participants from around the country. Read about the impact of the summit on the WEB blog.
"Throughout his career, Paul M. Romer has been a maverick and a pioneer not only in the world of ideas – that he so lucidly modeled – but in importing his findings into the public policy sphere." Economist Maurice Kugler discusses the impact of the work of Paul Romer, a previously UC Berkeley Economics professor who was recently awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics.
Congratulations to the '19 elected American Economics Association (AEA) officers! Berkeley alumni and faculty include President-elect Janet Yellen and Vice Presidents, Berkeley Professor David H. Romer, and alum Dr. Lawrence Katz, ! Click here for the full list of newly elected AEA officers