Laura Tyson

Faculty Director, Institute for Business & Social Impact
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Laura D. Tyson is the Interim Dean of the Berkeley Haas School of Business. She chairs the Blum Center for Developing Economies Board of Trustees and is a Distinguished Professor of the Graduate School. She is the Faculty Director of the Institute for Business & Social Impact at Berkeley Haas.  From 2002-2006, she served as Dean of London Business School and from 1998-2001 she served as Dean of the Berkeley-Haas. Tyson was a member of the US Department of State Foreign Affairs Policy Board and a member of President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. She served in the Clinton Administration as the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers (1993-1995) and as Director of the National Economic Council (1995 – 1996). She is a member of the Board of Directors of AT&T, CBRE Group Inc., Lexmark International Inc., and Apex Swiss Holdings SARL. She is the co-author of Leave No One Behind, a report for the United Nation’s High-Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment.

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Academic Background 

PhD, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

BA, Economics, Smith College

Publications & Media

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Dr. Laura Tyson speaks at CGI America

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Inequality and the Status of Women with Laura D’Andrea Tyson - Conversations with History

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Women's Work in the World Economy: A Personal and Political Perspective from Laura Tyson

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Laura Tyson: "Lessons from Reagan: How Tax Reform Can Boost Economic Growth"

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Papers & Articles 

The Pie-in-the-Sky UBI

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Adapting to the New Globalization

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Awards & Honors 
  • Honorary Degree: American University, 1995; Smith College, 1994; University of Lausanne, Faculty of Business and Economics, 2011
  • London Business School Fellow, July 7, 2010
  • Club 6 Member, Haas School of Business, (for teaching excellence, based on student evaluations), 2008, 2010
  • Elected member of Council on Foreign Relations, 1987
  • University of California, Berkeley, Distinguished Teaching Award, Spring 1982
  • National Fellows Program Fellowship, Hoover Institution, 1978-1979
  • American Council of Learned Societies Grant, Spring Term 1977, 1978, 1979
  • Sloan Foundation Grant, Summer 1976
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, NDEA TITLE IV Fellowship; Fulbright Fellowship; International Research and Exchanges Board Study Grant
  • Smith College, Phi Beta Kappa
  • Smith College Prize for distinguished work in Economics
Academic Background 

PhD, Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

BA, Economics, Smith College

Publications & Media

Videos 

Dr. Laura Tyson speaks at CGI America

WATCH VIDEO

Inequality and the Status of Women with Laura D’Andrea Tyson - Conversations with History

WATCH VIDEO

Women's Work in the World Economy: A Personal and Political Perspective from Laura Tyson

WATCH VIDEO

Laura Tyson: "Lessons from Reagan: How Tax Reform Can Boost Economic Growth"

WATCH VIDEO
VIEW MORE
Papers & Articles 

The Pie-in-the-Sky UBI

VIEW

Adapting to the New Globalization

VIEW

More Articles by Laura Tyson

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