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They like to watch, yes, but that’s just the beginning

They like to watch, yes, but that’s just the beginning with video

October 13, 2014:

Kai Huotari, a sometime filmmaker and former visiting scholar at Berkeley’s School of Information, analyzed thousands of tweets and interviewed 45 “TV live-tweeters” to learn why people would do such a thing. Note to TV producers: It’s not all about you.

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 faculty turn to crowdfunding for solar lights research

Haas faculty turn to crowdfunding for solar lights research March 8, 2013:

Three Haas professors are bypassing traditional grants and going straight to crowdfunding to raise money for a study on how to get people in rural Uganda to replace dangerous kerosene lanterns with life-changing solar lamps. They have launched a campaign on Indiegogo, which was co-founded by Haas alumni.

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.