How can public- and private-sector institutions better coordinate to respond to large-scale disasters? The Center for Catastrophic Risk Management (CCRM) is dedicated to advancing interdisciplinary solutions to avoid and mitigate the impacts of catastrophic events. Among the CCRM's signature initiatives is the Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Networks (RESIN) project, which was launched in 2008 with a mandate to develop new approaches to improve resilience and sustainability in critical infrastructure systems.
Berkeley Population Center
The Berkeley Population Center was founded in 2005 to promote interdisciplinary research and collaboration focused on all aspects of population studies. Signature themes include reproduction and HIV; health disparities; inequalities and opportunities; behavioral economics; and formal demography.
Berkeley Center for Economics and Politics
The Berkeley Center for Economics and Politics (BCEP) brings together scholars working in the field of political economy, with a goal to advance research on the connections between economics and politics. The Center considers issues related to governance, political institutions, development, conflict, and politics in weakly institutionalized societies.