Business & economics

Worker picking fruit from trees

California’s working landscape generates $333 billion in sales, 1.5 million jobs

A new analysis shows agriculture and natural resources are key to the state's economic vitality.

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A wealth of knowledge about debt

UCLA's Hannah Appel wants to unlock the potential collective power of America's $13.5 trillion in household debt.

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That online hotel review you wrote? It matters

Ratings act as free advertising for hotels with good reviews, a new study finds.

CalFresh table at UC Berkeley

Number of young people facing poverty has increased over last decade

An incomplete social safety net contributes to the problem, paper finds.

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The economy may be weaker than it looks

The risk of a recession is growing, according to the latest forecast from the Anderson School of Management.

UC Berkeley university library

Post-Elsevier breakup, new publishing agreement ‘a win for everyone’

The University of California has entered into an open access agreement with Cambridge University Press.

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki shares her tips and tricks

The alum and her husband, Google exec Dennis Troper, spoke with campus provost Marlene Tromp on the keys to their success.

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Why cities should stop playing Amazon’s game and quit offering companies tax incentives

Economic research suggests tax incentives and other corporate subsidies don't have the positive impact they're supposed to.

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The science of work

Are innovators born or are they created? Elizabeth Lyons sets out to answer questions just like this.

Young Creators and Visionaries Collaborative

Young, gifted and black: The next generation of artists and entrepreneurs

This Black History Month, we are tuning into visions of the future from our current students and recent alums.

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