The Center for Growth Markets (CGM) focuses on growth and development challenges in fast-growing economies across the world, which represent the economic, business, and human capital development opportunities of the 21st century.

CGM is a world-class platform that provides intellectual leadership and creates actionable research and knowledge to solve the grand challenges related to business and economic development in growth markets.  CGM facilitates collaboration between UC Berkeley researchers and corporate partners, academic institutions, and policy makers in growth markets.

CGM Partners with:

Corporate Partners

To generate knowledge about business in growth markets; and host Berkeley Innovation Forums that enable interactions between business leaders.

Policymakers & Government Agencies

To provide research input for policy and regulation; and facilitate interactions between business and government.


The Center collaborates with leading universities in growth markets on research and teaching.

Corporate Partners

fortune 500 companies partnered with the center for growth markets

Ann E. Harrison

Dean, Haas School of Business

Twenty years ago I put aside all my other research and decided to devote myself primarily to the study of two countries: India and China. In the world today, growth economies are at the center of innovation opportunities. This Center for Growth Markets has been launched by leading scholars at Haas who believe in the importance of global growth and innovation. These scholars are also tackling the challenges posed by climate change and inequality.

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