Commonwealth National Podcast

Tom Campbell, Dean of the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley and Former Congressman (R-CA)

The Annual Walter E. Hoadley Economic Forecast

Is California too hostile to business, or not protective enough of workers? How will this issue shape the economic year ahead – locally and across the state and nation? From migrant workers to the HP spying scandal, California is a frontier and litmus test for emerging business practices. Tom Campbell, who became dean of the Haas School of Business at U.C. Berkeley as a wave of corporate fraud was sweeping the nation, will address issues of business ethics and corporate social responsibility.

Before coming to the Haas School, Campbell served five non-consecutive terms in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican. He was the youngest professor ever to be awarded tenure at Stanford University when he became a professor of law there in 1983. His public service also includes Director of the Bureau of Competition at the Federal Trade Commission and White House Fellow to the White House counsel. Campbell earned his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago, where he also received his B.A. and M.A. He received a J.D. from Harvard University.

This program was recorded live on January 24, 2007