Eli Berman

Professor – Department of Economics

Phone: (858) 534-2858

Fax: (858) 534-7655

Office: ECON 218

Email: elib at

Biography  (PDF)

Department of Economics
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive # 0508
La Jolla, CA 92093-0508

Eli Berman is chair and professor of economics at UC San Diego.

His book Radical, Religious and Violent: The New Economics of Terrorism was published in 2009 by the MIT Press. Berman received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.

Current Research Interests

  • economic development and conflict
  • insurgency, terrorism
  • economics of religion
  • labor economics