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Published by Hagit Hagit Caspi Wed, 2023-02-08 15:39
Published by Hagit Hagit Caspi Wed, 2022-11-16 15:23
Quitzé Valenzuela-Stookey, an incoming assistant professor in economics, speaks with Anna Verkova, a third-year PhD candidate in the Department of Economics at UC Berkeley.
Published by Hagit Hagit Caspi Thu, 2022-09-15 10:20
In this interview, Berkeley Economics PhD student Felipe Lobel interviews incoming faculty member Nano Barahona. Nano Barahona is an assistant professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley. His main interests lie in the fields of industrial organization and public economics.
Published by Hagit Hagit Caspi Wed, 2022-09-14 11:00
In this interview, 5th-year PhD student Andrew Tai welcomes new faculty member Federico Echenique, whose research focuses on understanding economic models of agents and markets.
Published by Hagit Hagit Caspi Mon, 2022-08-29 12:28
New research suggests that increased uncertainty caused by the U.S.–China trade war negatively affected stock prices.
Published by Hagit Hagit Caspi Wed, 2022-06-15 14:32
Wouter Leenders, a research affiliate in The James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Center on Wealth and Income Inequality at UC Berkeley, looks into the example of the Netherlands and what it can teach us about inequality.