NPR's Planey Money discusses whether a a payroll tax cut would work in the COVID-19 economy, with Berkeley Economics professor Alan Auerbach. Listen now
NPR Planet Money in conversation with Berkeley Economics Professor Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas on how government needs to step in to ensure economics networks are preserved, and the irreversible damage that could be done if they are not. Listen to the interview
We should be worried about the major effects that the Covid-19 pandemic will have beyond those directly infected, says Professor Jesse Rothstein on the Berkeley Blog. Read more
"The state should step in as payer of last resort for businesses facing shutdown as coronavirus hits them hard," say authors Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman, UC Berkeley Economics professors, in their Op-Ed for The Guardian. Read more
Congratulations to Prof. Andrés Rodriguez-clare, recipient of the Excellence in Advising 2019! Read the announcement and view photos here.
An Economic-History Lesson for Dealing with the Coronavirus: New Yorker writer John Cassidy spoke with Berkeley Economics Professor on how this crisis differs from previous ones in recent history.
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