Business & economics

Person looking online for a mortgage

Minority homebuyers face widespread statistical lending discrimination

A study of mortgage lending finds African American and Latino borrowers continue to be charged higher interest rates.

Mike Mitchell pitches his business idea

Students: Win money, mentorship and support for your Big Idea

Don’t miss the Nov. 14 deadline to enter this UC-wide contest.

Nine in 10 Silicon Valley jobs pay less now than 20 years ago

Silicon Valley's business models concentrate wealth, new research finds.

What the battle over scooters gets wrong

The problem isn't what's on our streets. It's the streets themselves.

Father John in his robes

Faith in an MBA: A priest comes to Berkeley Haas

Fellow students have asked, ‘what’s a priest going to do with an MBA?’” 

Map made of passport stamps

How an immigrant workforce leads to innovation

H-1B visas have become a political football, but their impact on products was little known — until now.

UC Davis research office researchers

2017 a banner year for commercializing UC research

About eight new companies a month spring from UC research.

UC Riverside lab. UC has the most patents

The University of California leads in US patents

The UC system easily rises to the top when it comes to invention.

UC Berkeley Saru Jayaraman

The problem with tips

Ninety percent of women in tipped service jobs experience sexual harassment. Can Saru Jayaraman change it?

Handout or hand up UC Berkeley study

A handout or a hand up? How we judge others guides how we help others

When charities emphasize the helplessness of those they assist, it changes how we give.

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