Faculty profiles

Members of the Economics Department

Shachar Kariv

Benjamin N. Ward Professor of Economics; Department Chair

Economic theory, experimental economics, behavioral economics
Current Research
Social networks, social learning, personal and social preferences
Current Status
Research Interests

About Shachar Kariv

Short biography and research interests: Shachar Kariv was educated at Tel-Aviv University and New York University, where he received his PhD in 2003, the same year he joined Berkeley's economics department. Professor Kariv is the Faculty Director of UC Berkeley Experimental Social Science Laboratory (Xlab), a laboratory for conducting experiment-based investigations of issues of interest to social sciences. He is the recipient of the UC Berkeley Division of Social Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award (2008) and the Graduate Economics Association Outstanding Advising Award (2006).