Haas School faculty members are explorers and discoverers, seeking new ideas and insights at the frontiers of knowledge. They are internationally recognized leaders in the study of the economic, social, political, and technological forces shaping global markets today.
Haas faculty play an active role in the national and international business communities, serving as consultants, board members, and speakers at major business conferences and seminars. They are in demand for key government positions, and they perform important interdisciplinary research with colleagues at Berkeley and at other top universities around the world. Rankings of academic reputation consistently place the Haas faculty solidly in the top ten of business schools worldwide.
2009 Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences
Haas Professor Emeritus Oliver E. Williamson was awarded the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences "for his analysis of economic governance, especially the boundaries of the firm."