Clair Brown

Clair Brown is Professor of Economics at University of California, Berkeley. Clair works on how our economic system can provide a comfortable, meaningful life to all people in a sustainable world. Her graduate students in Development Engineering work on technologies to improve people's lives in low-income regions. Her undergraduate students apply Buddhist economics to evaluate financial risk of fossil fuel companies in order to push for fossil-free public pension portfolios. Read about Clair's life and work in Eminent Economics II (Szenberg and Ramrattan, eds, Cambridge U Press). The Labor and Employment Research Association honored Clair with their Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to improving workers' lives. She practices Tibetan Buddhism.