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Meet our new faculty: Matthew Backus, economics

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Matthew Backus smiles outside with his arms folded
Matthew Backus is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty. (Photo by Jim Block)
Matthew Backus smiles outside with his arms folded

Matthew Backus is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty. (Photo by Jim Block)

Name: Matthew Backus (he/him)
Discipline: Economics
Degrees: B.A., economics and philosophy, American University, 2003; M.A., economics, University of Toronto, 2006; Ph.D., University of Michigan, economics, 2012
Research interests: The exercise of market power by firms and individuals.