After another semester of hard work from the BER staff, we are proud to announce the release of Berkeley Economic Review Volume V! You can read it online here.

The latest edition includes the 3 winning submissions of this semester’s essay contest on the economic impact of refugee immigration, along with 3 top-notch research papers carefully selected by BER’s Peer Review team:

  • Noise Complaints and School Performance: Evidence from New York City by Eric Qian (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  • Singapore’s Primary 1 Registration: Redesigning the School Choice Mechanism by Ruru Hoong (Stanford University)
  • Human Capital Investment: An Examination of the Cyclicality of Bachelor’s Degrees Conferred by Field of Study by Mark Vandre (University of California, Berkeley

Thank you to everyone around the world who submitted their undergraduate papers for consideration, along with everyone who participated in the Spring 2018 Essay Contest. We are now accepting submissions for the Fall 2018 volume.

We look forward to returning in Fall 2018 with a brand new team, ready for another semester of sharing the latest and greatest economic news and undergraduate research with the world!

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