George A. Akerlof

George A. Akerlof

Title
Koshland Professor of Economics
Department
Department of Physics
Haas School of Business
Phone
(510) 642-5387
Fax
(510) 642-6615
Research Expertise and Interest
economics, macroeconomics, poverty, family problems, crime, discrimination, monetary policy, German unification
Description

Professor Akerlof is the co-winner of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for 2001. , , Since joining UC Berkeley’s economics department in the College of Letters & Science as an assistant professor in 1966, Akerlof has been recognized for his research that borrows from sociology, psychology, anthropology and other fields to determine economic influences and outcomes. His areas of expertise include macroeconomics, poverty, family problems, crime, discrimination, monetary policy and German unification.

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