In a new paper published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) today, ARE Associate Professor Michael Anderson found substantial evidence that vehicle ownership in Beijing appears to lead to weight gain and long-term declines in physical activity.
Air conditioner sales are booming worldwide, especially in warm countries with growing economies. But how big is the total potential market?
ARE is proud to share that alum Claudio Ferraz is among the 14 new fellows elected to the Econometric Society in 2019.
ARE Ph.D. candidate Scott Kaplan appeared on ESPN's Outside the Lines on November 6, 2019. He was interviewed about his research on the economic value of superstar players in the National Basketball Association.
The latest issue of Breakthroughs magazine features a Q&A with ARE professors Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, Michael L. Anderson, and Aprajit Mahajan.
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A new paper helps us measure how “unequal” electricity rates are.
In a study funded by a NOAA Fisheries and Sea Grant, and published in Nature Sustainability, ARE doctoral student, Gabriel Englander, tests whether unauthorized foreign vessels are deterred from fishing inside EEZs.
A Festschrift honoring and celebrating the research and career of ARE Professor of the Graduate School and Dean Emeritus Gordon Rausser was held October 24th-25th.
Regional market coordination delivers a win for climate change mitigation.
The CA-China Climate Institute—a partnership between UC Berkeley and Tsinghua University—was unveiled yesterday at an event in New York City.
The latest twist in the Trump fuel economy rollback. An Energy Institute blog entry from ARE Associate Professor James Sallee.
A group of ARE affiliates, including PhD students and faculty, set off for Butte County, CA on Friday September 6, 2019 on a rice farm tour.
ARE Professor Meredith Fowlie discusses in her Energy Institute blog how this emerging trend could spell trouble.
“Berckonomics” was about connecting ideas in ways that weren’t obvious. It was also about making connections among people: “Bonding over Environment, Resources, Coffee, and Kindness.”
The rise of electric vehicles in the U.S. has altered the effectiveness of gasoline taxes. Read more...
Congratulations and best wishes to the ARE gradaute class of 2019, left-right: John Loeser, Jon Proctor, Dina Gorenshteyn, Ellen Lin, Greg Lane, Erin Kelley, Deirdre Sutula, Itai Trilnick, Matt Woerman, ARE Graduate Student Advisor Carmen Karahalios, Stephen Harrell, Shaoda Wang, and Allyson Barnett Root.
Among several inspiring nominees, ARE Professor Jeff Perloff stood out for his consistently excellent ratings for large lecture-style classes, *and* for small discussion or lab-style classes.
In recognition of outstanding achievements in original research, ARE Professor David Zilberman is one of eight UC Berkeley faculty elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the most distinguished scientific organizations in the country.
The annual American Economic Journal (AEJ) "Best Paper Awards" highlight the best paper published in each of the American Economic Journals. Nominations are provided by AEA members, and winners are selected by the journals' editors, co-editors, and boards of editors.