Haas is conducting cutting-edge research through our research institutes and centers. Our centers and institutes, run by faculty, serve as intellectual hubs for faculty, students, and members of the business community.
Individuals from all over the world come to Berkeley Haas because it’s the heart of what’s next—with new courses, academic programs, community outreach, published research, and partnerships among academics, industry, and government.
We invite students to question the status quo in their chosen field of study and become involved, alongside our faculty, in inventing new technologies and business models that drive the force of economic growth.
Institute for Business Innovation
The Institute for Business Innovation (IBI) trains students to be inventive and entrepreneurial leaders, and disseminates pioneering research on innovation.
IBI is home to a variety of programs in management, corporate innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology.
Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation
Captures the value of Open Innovation, innovative products, and services in large-enterprise innovation
Berkeley Culture Initiative
Delivers cutting-edge research on the role of culture in shaping organizational effectiveness
Berkeley Haas Entrepreneurship
Teaches entrepreneurial thinking and supports students launching new ventures
Center for Growth Markets
Focuses on growth and development challenges in fast-growing economies across the world
Innovation, Creativity, and Design Practice
Develops hands-on innovation, creativity, and design thinking skills and methods to lead change
Tusher Initiative for Management of Intellectual Capital
Focuses on management and policy issues surrounding intangible assets and firm competitiveness
Institute for Business & Social Impact
The Institute for Business & Social Impact (IBSI) focuses on pressing social and environmental challenges in the for-profit, nonprofit, and public sectors.
IBSI unites a broad array of programs to empower members of the Haas community in developing creative and effective solutions to urgent social and environmental challenges. Core to the institute are these centers.
Center for Responsible Business
Addresses social and environmental challenges and prepares students to design path-bending careers with social impact
Center for Equity, Gender, and Leadership
Energy Institute at Haas
The Energy Institute at Haas (EI) bridges the gap between the frontiers of energy research and the marketplace.
Cleantech to Market
Brings together students, entrepreneurs, researchers, and industry professionals to accelerate the commercialization of emerging clean technologies
Berkeley Center for Economics and Politics
Explores the science of good governance, including transparency and political accountability and the consequences of corruption, war, and civil violence
Center for Financial Reporting and Management
Promotes innovative financial and managerial accounting education
Center for Social Sector Leadership
Offers social sector training, research, and career development for students and alumni
Fisher Center for Real Estate and Urban Economics
Educates students and real estate professionals through research on real estate, urban economics, the California economy, land use, and public policy
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