"The New Geography of Jobs and San Francisco"
January 13th, 2016
Professor of Economics
University of California, Berkeley
Enrico Moretti is the Michael Peevy and Donald Vial Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the editor in chief of the Journal of Economic Perspectives.
He has published extensively in top economics journals and is the recipient of several international awards, including a Fulbright fellowship and the Society of Labor Economists Rosen Award. He is a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and a consultant for the World Bank. His research has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and CNN, among others. His book "The New Geography of Jobs" has been defined by Forbes "the most important economic book of the year".