Richard Gilbert

Professor of Economics
Affiliated Professor of Business Administration

Department of Economics

University of California, Berkeley

549 Evans Hall, #3880
Berkeley, CA 94720-3880

(510) 642-1507

Website: UC Berkeley faculty profile

Issues: Competition Policy and Antitrust, Patents and Intellectual Property

About Richard Gilbert

Richard Gilbert is a Professor of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He recently served as Chair of the Department of Economics from 2002-2005. From 1984-1993 he was the Director of the University of California Energy Institute. Between 1993 and 1995 he was Chief Economist for the Antitrust Division at the U.S. Department of Justice. His research focuses on industrial organization and regulation: particularly the economics of R&D and intellectual property, antitrust policy and energy economics.

B.S., Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1966
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1967
M.A., Economics, Stanford University, 1975
Ph.D., Engineering-Economic Systems, Stanford University, 1976