Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of California Berkeley
Benjamin Faber is Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at the University of California Berkeley. His work is at the intersection of international trade and development economics.
Recent work by Benjamin Faber
Allowing foreign retailers to operate in Mexico leads substantial overall welfare gains, in spite of their impacts on local employment and income
A programme introducing e-commerce into Chinese villages led to sizable gains among certain, but not all, rural households
Tourism leads to long-run economic gains locally and in the aggregate. The local gains are in part driven by positive spillovers on manufacturing.