Richard Gilbert

Richard Gilbert

Scholar Title: Emeritus Professor of Economics

Department: Department of Economics

Colleges / Universities: University of California, Berkeley


549 Evans Hall, #3880
Berkeley, CA 94720-3880

Phone Number: (510) 642-1507


Richard Gilbert is a professor emeritus of economics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is also Chair of the Berkeley Competition Policy Center. Professor Gilbert's research specialties are in the areas of competition policy, intellectual property, and research and development.

Professor Gilbert was Chair of the Department of Economics at Berkeley from 2002 to 2005. Additionally, he worked as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economics in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division from 1993 to 1995.


B.S. Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1966

M.S. Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1967

M.A. Economics, Stanford University, 1975

Ph.D. Engineering-Economic Systems, Stanford University, 1976