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David Zilberman

Class of 2022-2023

David Zilberman

Professor and Holder, Robinson Chair
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics 
University of California, Berkeley

David Zilberman, professor and holder of the Robinson Chair in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, is best known for agricultural and environmental policy; the economics of innovation and risk; and water, biotechnology and climate change. He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the European Academy of Sciences and Art. Zilberman is a fellow in both the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association  (AAEA) and the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. Zilberman has received the Wolf Prize in Agriculture, Wolf Foundation; the AAEA’s Quality of Research Discover Award; the AAEA’s Publication of Enduring Quality Award; and the International Cannes Prize for Water and the Economy, UNESCO.

Zilberman will collaborate with faculty, researchers and students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, as well as across campus.