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HUD official to join city planning faculty, direct Berkeley Program on Housing and Urban Policy

HUD exec to direct CED program on housing and urban policy

August 12, 2014:

Carol Galante, a leader of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and a Federal Housing Administration commissioner, will join the UC Berkeley faculty in January 2015. Her experience will be a boon to the College of Environmental Design in its efforts to address urban issues, says CED dean Jennifer Wolch.

Research News Brief

Research News Brief April 23, 2013:

Nearly half of Chinese manufacturing firms are audited either by foreign or domestic customers, but a large percentage of their workers still work more unpaid overtime than legally allowed, says a new study by UC Berkeley economists Jeff Perloff and Guojun He.

Haas prof to advise U.S. Treasury on financial risks

Haas prof to advise U.S. Treasury on financial risks November 27, 2012:

Professor Nancy Wallace of the Haas School of Business has been selected to serve on a committee charged with advising the U.S. Department of Treasury on improving the quality of financial data and improving analysis of risks to the financial system. The new group holds its inaugural meeting on Dec. 5.