Faculty profiles

Members of the Economics Department

Carl Shapiro

Transamerica Professor Emeritus of Business Strategy and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics

Industrial organization
Current Research
Dynamic rivalry, intellectual property
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981
Research Interests
Consumer protection, reputation

About Carl Shapiro

Carl Shapiro is Professor of Economics and the Transamerica Professor of Business Strategy at the Haas School of Business. He also is Director of the Institute of Business and Economic Research. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics at M.I.T. in 1981, taught at Princeton University during the 1980s, and has been at Berkeley since 1990. He has been Editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives and a Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, among other honors. Professor Shapiro served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economics in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice during 1995-1996. He founded the Tilden Group, and is now a Senior Consultant with Charles River Associates, an economic consulting company. He has consulted extensively for a wide range of private clients as well as for the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission.