Steven Raphael is Professor of Public Policy at UC Berkeley. His research focuses on the economics of low-wage labor markets, housing, and the economics of crime and corrections. His most recent research focuses on the social consequences of the large increases in U.S.
Ph.D. Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014
BA Economics, Stanford University, 2009
BS Mathematics, Stanford University, 2009
At Haas School of Business since 2015
2014-2015, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Industrial Relations Section, Princeton University
Current Research and Interests
Affirmative action in the labor market
Spatial labor market frictions
Julie Nelson is a Senior Fellow at the Haas Institute where she is working with Director john powell on a national project to support and expand local government’s work on racial equity. Julie was the Director of the Office for Civil Rights for the City of Seattle from 2007 to early 2014, where under her leadership a vision was crafted for the city where all people enjoy equity, opportunity and freedom from illegal discrimination and institutionalized inequities.
Richard Rothstein is a Senior Fellow at the Haas Institute, a Distinguished Fellow of the Economic Policy Institute where he works on policy issues regarding education and race, and a senior fellow (emeritus) at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. He is also the author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How our Government Segregated America.
john a. powell is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of civil rights, civil liberties, structural racism, housing, poverty, and democracy.
Samir Gambhir works as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) researcher and manager of Opportunity Mapping program at the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society. He has more than 9 years of experience in the field of mapping, spatial analysis and web-GIS. He has research experience in the areas of social justice, racial equity, planning, health and business, with a focus on human geography. Prior to joining the Haas Institute, Samir worked as GIS Manager for Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Toronto.