For International Business & Policy

Our Mission

To promote path-breaking scholarly research, enhance teaching in the area of international economics and finance, and contribute to the policy dialogue on these issues. Through its research initiatives, the Clausen Center will engage in continued dialogue with policy makers and pursue work that is rigorous, insightful, and firmly anchored in reality.

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Replication Seminars

Replication Seminars

This workshop consists of roughly once a semester presentations on methodological topics relevant to macroeconomics and international finance, broadly defined, intended to aid PhD students embarking on their own research.

Coping with Global Backlash: National Economic Strategies and Business-Government Relations

Coping with Global Backlash: National Economic Strategies and Business-Government Relations

This conference will focus on three major themes in the global economy: the global backlash against the liberal trade order, national industrial strategies in key states, and the effect of technological change on the global economic order. Over two days, participants will examine empirical trends within these three areas and their likely impacts on global trade. The conference will close with a forum of participants from leading multinational corporations on business-government relations in this new global context. The participants in the conference will include prominent academics and members of the business community both from the United States and abroad.

Macro Colloquium

Macro Colloquium

This workshop consists of semi-regular meetings for a combination of presentations of different lengths, including preliminary work, on topics related to macroeconomics and international finance, broadly defined. The presenters are UC Berkeley PhD students, faculty, and visitors.

Student-Faculty Macro Lunch

Student-Faculty Macro Lunch

This workshop consists of one-hour informal presentations on topics related to macroeconomics and international finance, broadly defined. The presenters are UC Berkeley PhD students, faculty, and visitors.