The campus library system consists of the main Doe Library, the Moffitt Undergraduate Library, 24 branch libraries - including the Long Business and Economics library, and many special libraries. The combined holdings of the libraries exceed 9 million volumes. In addition, the campus maintains an efficient exchange arrangement with the Stanford University library and with other libraries in the University of California system. The Economics Department also maintains a lending library containing more than 1,100 books, 12 ongoing journal collections, and approximately 50 working paper collections from numerous institutions.

Computing Facilities

An impressive array of campus computing facilities assist users in instructional and research computing. In addition to the extensive computing facilities provided to the entire campus, the Economics Department has its own independent computing system that can operate separately or with direct links to other computers on campus. The Department maintains its own set of programs for econometric analysis, and has permanent consultants to aid students with computer related problems. For more detailed information please visit the Departmental Computing Resources page.

After hours access to Evans Hall

UCPD Access and Control has implemented an Access/ID card system which combines your Cal ID card with cardkey access to authorized building(s) - gaining access requires activation of the card by the department's key controller.

To get your card activated please complete this google form. It will take one to two weeks for UCPD to process the request and activate your card for access.

You must be a Graduate Student in the Economics Department to be eligible for building access.

Copy Machines

Copy Machines are located in 532 Evans Hall. To arrange for use of the copy machines see staff in 530 Evans Hall for an access code. They can also be of assistance if the copy machines jam or malfunction.

Fax Machine

A Fax Machine is available in the main office, 532 Evans Hall, and may be used for both incoming and outgoing academic related faxes.


Lockers are available free of charge, on a first come first serve basis with first year students given priority, located in 612 Evans on the 6th floor of Evans Hall. To claim an empty locker simply put your name on it and purchase a lock.


Mailboxes are provided to all current graduate students and are located in 612 Evans Hall.

Field Research Offices (FROs)

Space in Field Research Offices organized by field is provided as it becomes available to continuing students and is coordinated by the Graduate Economics Association.

Graduate Division

The Graduate Division Homepage provides information on Graduate Division Policies and Procedures, the Doctoral Completion Fellowship (DCF), and COVID-19 Information for Grad Students

Student Organizations

Economists for Equity at Berkeley (BEE)

Graduate Economics Assocation (GEA) - 24/25 link will be updated soon

Other Resources

  • Working Papers (link is external) - The Economics Department Working Papers Series from 1967 to 2024.

  • Basic Needs - You can find support and services here if you or someone you know is experiencing financial, food, housing or other basic needs challenges