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Watch the Panel Discussion: The Economic Consequences of COVID-19

Watch the Panel Discussion: The Economic Consequences of COVID-19

Last spring, the COVID-19 pandemic led to an unprecedented shutdown of the global economy. Governments (mostly in advanced economies) responded with an array of programs, including increased unemployment benefits, stimulus payments, small business assistance loans,...

Watch the Webinar New Thinking in a Pandemic

Watch the Webinar New Thinking in a Pandemic

You can watch the video of New Thinking in a Pandemic, a recent webinar co-sponsored by the Clausen Center, on YouTube at https://youtu.be/EcHBD-D5CRQ. In conversation with Clausen Center Director Professor Pierre-Oliver Gourinchas, the S.K. and Angela Chan Professor...

The Economic and Business Implications of Covid-19

The Economic and Business Implications of Covid-19

Through their research, Clausen Center faculty and visiting scholars are addressing the economic and business implications of the coronavirus pandemic, as well as policy approaches that may help lessen the damage to the global economy. The links below will take you to...

Jobs Aren’t Being Destroyed This Fast Elsewhere. Why Is That?

Jobs Aren’t Being Destroyed This Fast Elsewhere. Why Is That?

UC Berkeley economics professors Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman have published an article in The New York Times exploring what policymakers can do to protect jobs during the pandemic. They argue that the U.S. can prevent rampant unemployment and ease the way for...

Recap: CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL ECONOMIC ISSUES 2019

Recap: CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL ECONOMIC ISSUES 2019

Thank you to everyone who attended and participated at the Clausen Center’s 2019 Conference on Global Economic Issues. We are grateful for your support and collaboration. Opening Remarks Opening remarks were delivered by Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas (Director, Clausen...

CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL ECONOMIC ISSUES 2019

CONFERENCE ON GLOBAL ECONOMIC ISSUES 2019

Program Venue Transport Hotel Contact UC Berkeley's Clausen Center for International Business and Policy will hold its 3rd biennial Conference on Global Economic Issues on Saturday, November 16, 2019. As in previous years, this invitation-only event will host...

Prospect names Gabriel Zucman to world’s top 50 thinkers list

Prospect names Gabriel Zucman to world’s top 50 thinkers list

PROSPECT MAGAZINE SELECTS GABRIEL ZUCMAN FOR ITS 2019 TOP 50 THINKERS LIST Prospect has included Professor Gabriel Zucman (University of California Berkeley) in its annual list of the world's top 50 thinkers. The annual list pays tribute to the scientists,...

Prospect names Gabriel Zucman to world’s top 50 thinkers list

Gabriel Zucman wins Bernacer Prize

GABRIEL ZUCMAN, WINNER OF THE 18TH EDITION OF THE BERNÁCER PRIZE The 2018 Bernácer Prize has been awarded to Professor Gabriel Zucman (University of California Berkeley) “for his influential research on wealth inequality and the redistributive effects of...

Emi Nakamura named  Clark Medalist 2019

Emi Nakamura named Clark Medalist 2019

Emi Nakamura, Clark Medalist 2019 American Economic Association Honors and Awards Committee April 2019 Emi Nakamura is an empirical macroeconomist who has greatly increased our understanding of price-setting by firms and the effects of monetary and fiscal policies....

April 5, 2019 Future of Social Ventures Conference

April 5, 2019 Future of Social Ventures Conference

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business holds its annual Future of Social Ventures Conference, bringing together members of the social impact community to advance practice, learning, and acceleration for social ventures. This year’s conference celebrates the 20th...

April 6, 2019 Africa Business Forum

April 6, 2019 Africa Business Forum

The Berkeley-Haas Africa Business Club held its 5th Annual Africa Business Forum to explore and discuss how to position Africa’s challenges as opportunities with other visionaries, thought leaders and home-grown innovation enablers.  

The best 10 Young Economists

The best 10 Young Economists

The best young economists Our pick of the decade’s eight best young economists They mostly want to change the world, not just fathom it From The Economist, Dec 18th 2018 “The solution in Vietnam”, said William DePuy, an American general in 1966, “is more bombs, more...

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.