The twice-monthly New Thinking series is hosted by Berkeley Haas faculty and highlights cutting-edge, high-level thinking and analysis on a range of topics around business, economics, and inclusion during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. Talks feature leading faculty from Haas, UC Berkeley, and other academic institutions.

Lectures are streamed via YouTube on alternate Thursdays from noon–12:45pm PDT. The link to join will be posted on this page prior to each event. Viewers may submit questions via chat.


Upcoming Events

Economic Consequences of COVID-19

  • Mitu Gulati, Professor of Law at Duke University
  • Hilary Hoynes, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at UC Berkeley
  • Sebnem Kalemi-Ozcan, Neil Moskowitz Professor of Economics and Finance at University of Maryland
  • Maurice Obstfeld, Class of 1958 Professor of Economics at UC Berkeley
  • Pierre-Olivier Gournichas (Moderator), Professor of Economics in the UC Berkeley Department of Economics and S.K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management at Berkeley Haas

Co-Sponsored by Social Science Matrix and Clausen Center for International Business and Policy

Thursday, December 3
Noon–1:30pm

Register Here

Past Speakers

Katherine L. Milkman

Professor of Operations, Information, and Decisions at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Conversation led by Prof. Don A. Moore, Lorraine Tyson Mitchell Chair in Leadership and Communication

Watch the video of the conversation between Don Moore and Katy Milkman

Ross Levine

Professor and Willis H. Booth Chair in Banking and Finance at Berkeley Haas

Conversation led by Laura Tyson, Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School & Former Dean, Berkeley Haas

Watch video of the conversation between Ross Levine and Laura Tyson

Sir Ronald Cohen

Venture capitalist, philanthropist, and social innovator
Chairman, Global Steering Group for Impact Investment

Conversation led by Berkeley Haas Assoc. Prof. Adair Morse, faculty director for the Sustainable & Impact Finance Initiative and Soloman P. Lee Chair in Business Ethics

Watch video of the conversation between Sir Ronald Cohen and Adair Morse

Julia Galef

Co-founder of the Center for Applied Rationality

Conversation led by Prof. Don A. Moore, Lorraine Tyson Mitchell Chair in Leadership and Communication

Watch video of the conversation between Julia Galef and Don Moore

Barry Eichengreen

George C. Pardee and Helen N. Pardee Professor of Economics and Political Science, UC Berkeley

Conversation led by Prof. Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, S.K. and Angela Chan Professor of Global Management, Haas School of Business; Director, Clausen Center for International Business and Policy

Watch video of the conversation between Barry Eichengreen and Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas

Hillary Hoynes

Professor of Public Policy & Economics and Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities

Conversation led by Ann E. Harrison, Bank of America Dean, Haas School of Business

Watch video of the conversation between Hillary Hoynes and Ann Harrison

Jesse Rothstein

UC Berkeley Professor of Public Policy & Economics and Faculty Director, California Policy Lab

Conversation led by Laura Tyson, Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School & Former Dean, Berkeley Haas

Watch video of the conversation between Jesse Rothstein and Laura Tyson

Angela Duckworth

Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania

Conversation led by Prof. Don A. Moore, Lorraine Tyson Mitchell Chair in Leadership and Communication

Watch video of the conversation between Angela Duckworth and Don Moore

Annie Duke

Author, Decision Strategist & Poker Champion

Conversation led by Prof. Don A. Moore, Lorraine Tyson Mitchell Chair in Leadership and Communication

Watch video of the conversation between Annie Duke and Don Moore

Kellie A. McElhaney

Founding Director, Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership | Distinguished Teaching Fellow

Conversation led by Ann E. Harrison, Bank of America Dean, Haas School of Business

Watch video of the conversation between Kellie McElhaney and Ann Harrison

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