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Charlie Gibbons

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 UC Berkeley.

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 calculations.

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.

Be sure to check out his latest working papers.


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Last updated: July 19, 2013