Congratulations Class of 2020!

A digital celebration of our graduates

To our students, from the members of the UC Berkeley Economics faculty...

Video credit: Francis Wong and Professor Martha Olney

 

Watch the Last Lecture for Spring 2020: "You need a lecture: Martha Olney's 'The COVID Days' for 2020 grads"

Photo credit: James Olney

 

Need something to read for the summer? Check out the Summer Reading Recommendations from Berkeley Economists.

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We celebrate you! Congrats to all our graduates from the Class of 2020

Ph.D. Candidates

David J. Birke
"Essays in Behavioral Economics" 
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Stefano Dellavigna
 
Grant Graziani
"Essays on Race and Health in the US" 
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Benjamin Handel
 
Johannes Hermle
"Determinants and Consequences of Non-Standard Preferences" 
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Stefano Dellavigna
 
Matthias Hoelzlein
"Essays in International Trade and Spatial Economics" 
Dissertation Advisors: Professors Benjamin Faber and Andres Rodriguez-Clare
 
Katarina Jensen
"Essays in Political Economics" 
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Frederico Finan
 
Carla Johnston
"Essays in Labor Economics and Econometric Methods"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor David Card
 
Peter Jones
"Essays in Psychology and Economics"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Stefano Dellavigna
 
Caitlin Kearns
“Essays on School Choice”
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Jesse Rothstein 
 
Caroline Le Pennec
"Essays on the Provision and the Effects of Information in Competitive Elections"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Frederico Finan
 
Isabela Manelici
"Essays on Globalization and Economic Development"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Andres Rodriguez-Clare
 
Maxim Massenkoff
"Essays in Behavioral and Labor Economics"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Stefano Dellavigna
 
Seongjoo Min
"Essays on Networks and Firm Relations"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Bryan Graham
 
Pablo Munoz
"Essays in Labor Economics"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor David Card
 
Mathieu Pedemonte
"Essays in Macroeconomics, Expectations and Prices"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Yuriy Gorodnichenko
 
Joseph Root
"Market Design Under Constraints"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Haluk Ergin
 
Evan Rose
"Essays on Discrimination, Criminal Justice, and Labor Economics"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Patrick Kline
 
Nicholas Sander
"Essays on Capital Flows and Monetary Policy"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Yuriy Gorodnichenko
 
Leah Shiferaw
"Understanding the Effects of Access to the U.S. Social Safety Net"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Hilary Hoynes
 
Dario Tortarolo
"Behavioral Responses of Workers and Businesses to Tax and Transfer Policies"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Emmanuel Saez
 
Jose Vasquez
"Essays on the Effects of Globalization on Workers and Firms"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Patrick Kline
 
Zenan Wang
"Essays in Political Economics"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Edward Miguel
 
Francis Wong
"Essays in Public Finance and Consumer Financial Behavior"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Emmanuel Saez
 
Roman David Zarate
"Essays in Urban Transportation and Factor Misallocation"
Dissertation Advisor: Professor Andres Rodriguez-Clare
 
 

Bachelor of Arts Candidates

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Digital Keepsakes

2020 Digital Economics Commencement Program (click to download)

2020 Commencement Scroll (click to download)

*NOTE: These digital downloads are not an official conferral of degrees.

 

Wishing you all the best in the future! 

Photo Credit: Emily Nguyen

From the Department of Economics staff

 

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