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Amir Kermani

Assistant Professor
Haas Real Estate Group
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Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: by appointment, F614
Personal Homepage: http://faculty.haas.berkeley.edu/amir/
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)
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PhD, Economics, MIT
MSc, Economics, London School of Economics
MSc, Managerial Economics, Sharif University of Technology
BSc, Electrical Engineering, University of Tehran

Positions Held

At Haas since 2013

2013 – present, Assistant Professor, Haas School of Business
2013 – present, Assistant Professor, Economics Department, UC Berkeley

Current Research and Interests

Monetary Policy, Macroeconomy and Housing, Securitization and Political Economy

Selected Papers and Publications

  • “Cheap Credit, Collateral and the Boom-Bust Cycle”, 2013
  • “The Value of Connections in Turbulent Times: Evidence from the United States”, (with Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson, James Kwak and Todd Mitton)
  • “Does Skin in the Game Matters? Evidence from CMBS Market” (with Adam Ashcraft and Kunal Gooriah)

Honors and Awards

  • MIT Department of Economics Fellowship
  • HAND Foundation Scholarship
  • Gold Medal of 33rd International Physics Olympiad (IPhO 2002)

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