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Congratulations to the '19 elected American Economics Association (AEA) officers! Berkeley alumni and faculty include President-elect Janet Yellen and Vice Presidents, Berkeley Professor David H. Romer, and alum Dr. Lawrence Katz, ! Click here for the full list of newly elected AEA officers
How would living through a financial crisis affect your decision to buy a home, or invest in the stock market? And does it vary by age? Tune in to NPR's Planet Money interview with Berkeley economist Ulrike Malmendier to learn more.
U.S. deficit is creeping Toward $1 Trillion sooner than expected. What does this mean for the economy? UC Berkely chair Prof. Alan Auerbach, Director of the Robert D. Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, weighs in on the implications. Listen here.
Research by UC Berkeley Economics Prof. Emmanuel Saez contributes to the discussion on lessons from the financial crisis: "the top 1% of income earners had captured more than half of all income growth from 1993 to 2007". Read the Los Angeles Times story here.
UC Berkeley Economics Department ranked #3 in the world. UC Berkeley #1 Public University in the nation. Read about the new University Rankings here.
Does Diversity Matter for Health? NYT covers a fascinating study co-authored by Berkeley Econ Ph.D. candidate Grant Graziani, showing that black patients were far more likely to agree to certain health tests if they discussed them with a black male doctor.