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2018 Global Social Venture Competition

The 2018 Global Finals will be hosted by our partner the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy, April 12-13. The top 19 social ventures of the Global Social Venture Competition, selected from 550 applicants worldwide, will give their final presentations to conference attendees and judges as they compete for $80,000 in prize money. Past winners and finalists include organizations such as Revolution Foods, Samasource, Sanergy, and BLITAB.

2018 Africa Business Forum

Join the 2018 Haas Africa Business Forum to to explore these trends and discuss challenges and opportunities in Africa with other visionaries, thought leaders and game changers.

Conference on Global Economic Issues 2017

Program Venue Transport Hotel Contact UC Berkeley's Clausen Center for International Business and Policy will hold its biennial Conference on Global Economic Issues on Saturday, November 18, 2017. Confirmed speakers include Ilan Goldfajn, President of the Banco...

Macro/Growth/International Reading Group

Each semester a member of the Clausen Center leads a group of PhD student in an in-depth examination of recent academic papers on macroeconomics and international finance. Graduate students summarize the paper examined and the discussion covers theoretical...

International Trade Lunch Seminar

The Student-Faculty trade workshop at UC Berkeley meets weekly. All topics broadly related to international trade (including trade, economic geography, urban economics, multinational production, firm heterogeneity, misallocation, etc) are welcome.

International Trends in Financing Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The aim of workshop is to bring together leading scholars who study the financing of innovation and entrepreneurship in a variety of countries. It will explore various institutional, legal, and financial sector developments that affect the creation of entrepreneurial firms and technological innovation, their rate of success, the dynamism of incumbent firms, and their different contributions to economic development. .

The Euro Crisis: A Look Back and a Look Forward

Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science at UC Berkeley will provide a retrospective on the euro crisis — which aspects were a surprise and which were predictable — and sketch a viable way forward for the Eurozone.

Africa Business Forum

The big-picture theme of 3rd annual Berkeley-Haas Africa Business Forum is how technology is disrupting every industry on the continent.

Bridge 2017 Asia Business Conference

Celebrating its 17th year, Bridge is the premier student-led conference that connects those seeking greater involvement with business in Asia, the most dynamic region of the world. It is a one-day conference featuring inspiring keynote presentations, in-depth panel...

Global Social Venture Competition 2017

The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) empowers the next generation of social entrepreneurs by providing them with mentoring, exposure, and over $80,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into ventures that address the world’s most pressing challenges. Teams...

Do As We Say and Not As We Do: Crisis Response and Post Crisis Results in the Nordic and Baltic Countries

Prof. Hilmarsson discusses crisis response in 2008-09 and post crisis results in the Nordic and Baltic countries, exploring the influence of Nordic-Baltic financial sector linkages on economic and social outcomes in the Baltic States. The presentation is a joint event by the Clausen Center and Institute of European Economic Studies, and is moderated by Maria Carkovic.

Brexit: What Next?

“Brexit: What Next?”
Co-sponsored by the Clausen Center
Moderator: Maria Carkovic, Executive Director, Clausen Center
Panelists: Barry Eichengreen & Gerard Roland, UCB Professors of Economics & Political Science; Galina Hale, Researcher Advisor, SF Federal Reserve Bank; Andy Rose, Haas Professor, Economic Analysis & Policy Group,

Africa Plugged In

Africa has 15% of the world’s population, but only 3% of its power. This is rapidly changing with over $12 billion in public assistance and private finance invested in power over the last decade, and a further $800 billion over the next 25 years is expected to take...

7th Latin American Business Conference

What's Next? Get ready. The Conference is the Berkeley Haas' Latin and Hispanic Business Association most important event, contributing to fulfill its vision of becoming a leading organization inside our university. It is the opportunity to increase the relevance of...


UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business presents Bridge, formerly the Asia Business Conference. Celebrating its 16th year, Bridge is the premier student-led conference that connects leading industry professionals, thought leaders, and students seeking greater...

Fifth Annual West Coast Trade Workshop

February 26 - 27, 2016 at UC Berkeley The fifth annual West Coast Trade Workshop will be hosted by University of California, Berkeley, with the support of the Clausen Center for International Business and Policy. The goal of the conference is to take advantage of the...

Clausen Center Conference on Global Economic Issues

Program Venue Transport Hotel Reception Dining Contact UC Berkeley's Clausen Center for International Business and Policy will hold its inaugural Conference on Global Economic Issues on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Participants include Benoit Coeuré, member of the...

Clausen Conference 2015 – Moments Captured

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CrowdBerkeley: 3rd Annual Academic Symposium on Crowdfunding

Our ​3rd ​annual ​academic ​symposium ​on ​crowdfunding ​​will ​take ​a ​global ​look ​at ​the ​developing ​phenomena ​of ​social ​finance ​for ​SMEs ​and ​Innovation ​ ​- ​whether ​strictly ​“crowdfunding” ​or...

Berkeley Haas 2015 Africa Business Forum

The first ever Berkeley Haas Africa Business Forum took place in 2015. The theme was “Africa: The next frontier for mobile technology”. The sold-out event was evidence of the growing interest in Africa and was an energetic gathering of over 100 students, faculty,...

Global Social Venture Competition 2015

The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) provides aspiring entrepreneurs with mentoring, exposure, and $50,000 in prizes to transform their ideas into businesses that will have positive real world impact. Founded in 1999 by MBA students at UC Berkeley’s Haas...

Converging on a New Global Norm

Asia Business Conference: The Berkeley-Haas Asia Business Conference is the largest student-run Asian conference in the West Coast. This year, the conference took place on March 6, 2015 at the San Francisco Marriot in Union Square.   Type Conferences Location San...

The Egon and Joan von Kaschnitz Lecture Series

Please join us for the inaugural talk in The Egon and Joan von Kaschnitz Lecture Series Christian Gollier (Toulouse School of Economics) Evaluation of Long-Dated Investments Under Uncertain Growth Trend, Volatility and Catastrophes Monday, November 10, 2014...