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 professor of economics at UC San Diego, research director for international security studies at the UC Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, member of the Empirical Studies of Conflict project, and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. 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
  • economics of religion
  • labor economics
  • technological change
  • economic demography