Faculty

Berkeley Center for Economics and Politics

Faculty

The Berkeley Center for Economics & Politics combines the research and work of many faculty members, including:

  • David S. Ahn

    David S. Ahn

    David S. Ahn is Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley.

  • Pranab K. Bardhan

    Pranab K. Bardhan

    Pranab Bardhan, a Cambridge University PhD, has been at Berkeley since 1977, following teaching appointments at MIT and the Delhi School of Economics.

  • Henry E. Brady

    Henry E. Brady

    Henry Brady is Dean of the Goldman School of Public Policy and Class of 1941 Monroe Deutsch Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the University of California, Berkeley.

  • Ernesto Dal Bo

    Ernesto Dal Bó

    Ernesto Dal Bó is co-director of the Berkeley Center for Economics & Politics and the Phillips Girgich Professor in Business at the Haas School of Business and the Travers Department of Political Science.

  • Rui de Figueiredo

    Rui de Figueiredo

    Rui de Figueiredo is Associate Professor of of Business and Public Policy,Haas School of Business, and Political Science, Department of Political Science.

  • Stefano DellaVigna

    Stefano DellaVigna

    Stefano DellaVigna is the Daniel Koshland, Sr., Distinguished Professor of Economics at the Haas School of Business.

  • Thad Dunning

    Thad Dunning

    Thad Dunning is Robson Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley and directs the Center on the Politics of Development.

  • Haluk Ergin

    Haluk Ergin

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  • Frederico S. Finan

    Frederico S. Finan

    Frederico S. Finan, co-director of the Berkeley Center for Economics & Politics, conducts wide-ranging empirical research on effective governance and corruption in developing economies.

  • SEAN GAILMARD

    Sean Gailmard

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  • Peter Lorentzen

    Peter Lorentzen

    Peter Lorentzen studies the political economy of developing countries and authoritarianism, with a focus on China.

  • Edward Miguel

    Edward Miguel

    Edward Miguel is the Oxfam Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics and Faculty Director of the Center for Effective Global Action at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has taught since 2000

  • John Morgan

    John Morgan

    John Morgan is the Gary and Sherron Kalbach Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of California, Berkeley. He is a director of the Fisher Information Technology Center and the Experimental Social Sciences Laboratory (Xlab). Prior to coming to Berkeley, Morgan was a professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

  • Alison Post

    Alison Post

    Alison Post is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Global Metropolitan Studies. Her research lies at the intersection of comparative urban politics and comparative political economy, with a regional focus on Latin America.

  • Robert Powell

    Robert Powell

    Robert Powell is a leading scholar on the application of game theory to international conflicts, from nuclear confrontations to global terrorism and multi-sided civil conflicts in failing states.

  • Steven Raphael

    Steven Raphael

    Steven Raphael is Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. His research focuses on the economics of low-wage labor markets, housing, and the economics of crime and corrections.

  • Andres Rodriguez-Clare

    Andres Rodriguez-Clare

    Rodríguez-Clare is a professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley, director of the Trade Research Programme at the International Growth Centre, and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

  • Gérard Roland

    Gérard Roland

    Gérard Roland joined the Berkeley faculty as a professor in 2001. He received his PhD from Universite Libre de Bruxelles in 1988 and taught there from 1988-2001.

  • Eric Schickler

    Eric Schickler

    Eric Schickler is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Disjointed Pluralism: Institutional Innovation and the Development of the U.S. Congress (Princeton University Press, 2001), which received APSA's Richard F. Fenno Award.

  • Jasjeet S. Sekhon

    Jasjeet S. Sekhon

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  • Pablo T. Spiller

    Pablo T. Spiller

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  • Laura D. Tyson

    Laura D. Tyson

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  • Robert Van Houweling

    Robert Van Houweling

    Professor Van Houweling studies political behavior and legislative institutions in the United States. Both aspects of his research are driven by an interest in better understanding the representational linkages between electorates and officeholders.

  • Jason Wittenberg

    Jason Wittenberg

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  • Noam Yuchtman

    Noam Yuchtman

    Noam Yuchtman is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Haas School of Business. His research spans the political and economic trade-offs of higher education; the impact of election pressures on judges' sentencing decisions; and new strategies to measure ideological fervor.

And, each year, a select number of visiting faculty.