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Joseph V. Farrell

Affiliated Professor
Haas Economic Analysis and Policy Group
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Academic Status: Off duty
Office Hours: By appointment
Personal Homepage: http://emlab.berkeley.edu/users/farrell/
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)


PhD, Economics, Oxford University
MSc, Mathematics, Oxford University
BA, Mathematics, Oxford University

Positions Held

At Haas since 1994
1994 – present, Affiliated Professor, Haas School of Business
1994 – present, Chair of the Competition Policy Center
1991 – present, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley
2000 – 2001, Deputy Assistant Attorney General and Chief Economist, Antitrust Division, US Department of Justice
1996 – 1997, Chief Economist, Federal Communications Commission
1989 – 1991, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley
1988 – 1989, National Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
1986 – 1988, Visiting Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley
1985 – 1986, Principal Member, Technical Staff, GTE Laboratories
1984 – 1985, Senior Member, Technical Staff, GTE Laboratories
1983, Visiting Assistant Professor, University of California, San Diego
1980 – 1984, Assistant Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1979 – 1980, Instructor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1978, Visitor, Bell Laboratories

External Service and Assignments

  • Fellow, Econometric Society
  • Board Member, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Academy of Sciences

Current Research and Interests

Honors and Awards

  • 2001-2002 Gordon Cain Senior Fellow, SIEPR
  • 1998-2000 Sloan Foundation/NBER grant (with S. Borenstein), “Why Do Firms Cut Costs?”
  • 1990-1991 Hewlett Fund grant, Institute of International Studies, Berkeley
  • 1989-1991 Co-Principal Investigator (with C. Shapiro), NSF grant, “The Evolution of Network Industries”
  • 1988-1989 National Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
  • “Highly Cited Researcher,” Economics/Business, ISI

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