Charlie Gibbons is an associate with The Brattle Group
in San Francisco, CA and a lecturer at the University of California,
Berkeley in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
He holds a Ph.D. in economics and a M.A. in statistics from
Dr. Gibbons' primary fields are industrial organization and
applied econometrics and his work uses sophisticated statistical
analyses to translate economic theory into testable hypotheses.
He has produced analysis for a variety of litigation matters,
including models of mortgage delinquencies, forensic analysis
of product defects, and local impacts of natural resource damages.
He has also developed models for forecasting electricity sales
and peak demand for an international utility. His work has been
used for class certification, liability determination, and damage
As an academic, he has received several fellowships in recognition
of his research abilities. Additionally, his teaching experience
has developed his ability to communicate complex ideas to non-expert
audiences and to place them within a broader context.
Aside from economics, Charlie enjoys politics, hiking, backpacking,
hunting, fishing, and college hockey, lacrosse, and football.
As a Ph.D. student, his advisor was Suzanne
Scotchmer. Charlie would like to thank the NSF-IGERT
Politics, Economics, Psychology, and Public Policy program,
the UC Berkeley Economics
Department, and the Institute
for Humane Studies for their generous support of his research.
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