Affiliated UC Berkeley centers

Additional Resources

UC Berkeley is home to an array of centers that are engaged in rethinking political economy in diverse ways.

External partners

National Network for a New Political Economy

BESI is one of several interrelated centers in the United States funded by the Hewlett Foundation to tackle urgent aspects of the relationship between the economy, politics, and society. The U.S. initiative, in turn, is part of a seminal philanthropic collaboration between Hewlett, the Ford Foundation, the Omidyar Network, and Open Society Foundations that is seeding research in political economy at leading universities around the world. More information on this university network can be found here. Other related centers funded by the Hewlett Foundation include: