Cécile GAUBERT (UC Berkeley)
Cécile GAUBERT is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley). She is also Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (ITI) and a Research Affiliate at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). She is a Member of the Board of the Urban Economics Association and Associate Editor of the Journal of International Economics.
In a very short period Cécile GAUBERT’s research has garnered international attention: just this past year she was awarded a National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2020-2025), a Sloan Research Fellowship (2020-2022) and the August Lösch Prize for outstanding academic research in Regional Science (2020).
Her fields of specialization are International Trade and Economic Geography (primary) as well as Industrial Organisation and Applied Econometrics (secondary). She is particularly interested in the spatial distribution of economic activity, firms and cities and firms and trade.
Cécile GAUBERT holds a PhD in Economics from Princeton. She initially began her career as an engineer in telecommunications (ARCEP, SFR-Vodaphone) subsequent to her BSc in Applied Mathematics and Economics from the École Polytechnique and her MSc in Applied Mathematics and Economics from the Corps des Télécoms.
Cécile GAUBERT will be visiting with us for the full academic year 2020-2021.