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Reed Walker

Associate Professor | Transamerica Chair in Business Strategy, Haas School of Business

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Reed Walker is an Associate Professor of Business and Public Policy and Economics at UC Berkeley. His research explores the social costs of environmental externalities, such as air pollution and how regulations to limit these externalities contribute to gains and/or losses to the economy. He is the faculty co-director of the UC Berkeley Opportunity Lab’s Climate and Environment Initiative. He is also a Research Associate at the Energy Institute at Berkeley, a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a research fellow at IZA. He received his PhD in economics from Columbia University.

Papers, Articles and Publications

Awards & Honors
  • 2017 Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship
  • 2015 IZA Young Labor Economist Award
Academic Background
  • PhD, Economics, Columbia University
  • MA, Economics, Columbia University
  • BA, Mathematical Economics, Colgate University