Charlie Gibbons is an associate with The Brattle Group in San Francisco, CA and a lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics. He holds at Ph.D. in economics and a M.A. in statistics from UC Berkeley.
Charlie's primary fields are industrial organization and applied econometrics and his work uses sophisticated statistical analyses to translate economic theory into testable hypotheses. His research topics include market structure, electricity demand forecasting, intellectual property, and election fraud detection. His work has been used for class certification and damage calculations.
As an academic, he has received several fellowships in recognition of his research abilities. Additionally, his teaching experience has developed his ability to communicate complex ideas to non-expert audiences and to place them within a broader context.
Aside from economics, Charlie enjoys politics, hiking, backpacking, hunting, fishing, and college hockey, lacrosse, and football.