Eli Berman

Professor, UC San Diego

Eli Berman is a professor of economics at UC San Diego and research director for international security studies at the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation. He co-directs the Economics of National Security group at the National Bureau of Economic Research and helps lead the Empirical Studies of Conflict Project and the Economics of National Security Association. Publications include “Small Wars, Big Data: The Information Revolution in Modern Conflict” (with Jacob N. Shapiro and Joseph H. Felter, 2018) and “Radical, Religious and Violent: The New Economics of Terrorism” (2009). Recent grants supporting his research have come from the Minerva Research Initiative and the National Science Foundation. Berman received his doctorate in economics from Harvard University.

Location: San Diego, California, United States