Harris, Donald


Years in the Department:


Research Interest: 

Value, Capital, and Distributions; Growth and Development; Alternative Approaches; The US Economy,  and Jamaica and Caribbean Economies


He was at the department just one year after his PhD from U of California, Berkeley. He went on to Northwestern for one year, U of Wisconsin, 1968-1972, and Stanford, 1972-1998 when he retired to spend more time on developing public policies to promote growth and advance social equity.

His writings are in 5 major fields: value, capital, and distributions; growth + development; alternative approaches; the US economy; and Jamaica and Caribbean economies. He has about 100 publications in these fields. Born in Jamaica, he is a naturalized US citizen. His daughter is Kamala Harris, former attorney general of California and current junior senator from California.


University of California (Berkeley)