About the Center
The Blum Center for Developing Economies is UC Berkeley’s interdisciplinary hub for students, researchers, and scholars focusing on global poverty and inequality.
The Center enables interdisciplinary problem-solving in key areas such as energy, health, education, financial services, food, water, and sanitation — operating on the notion that a world-class public university must be a force for tackling society’s most urgent and important problems. Since its founding in 2006, the Blum Center’s mission has been to train people, source and support innovations, and develop scalable solutions.
The Blum Center has five initiatives:
Updated August 2015