Benjamin Faber joined UC Berkeley’s Economics department in 2013 as an Assistant Professor specializing in the fields of international trade and developmental economics. He is also a research affiliate at the Developmental Economics Program at the Center for Economic and Policy Research and at the International Growth Centre in London as well as a faculty affiliate at the Center for Effective Global Action.
Professor Faber received his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics and spent part of his doctoral studies at the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and the Department of Economics at MIT. His research interests include globalization and development, household costs of living, and real income inequality. He is affiliated with many international organizations, including the Clausen Center for International Business and Policy and the International Trade and Investment Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research.