‘He brought us all together’: UC Berkeley professor, forestry economist Peter Berck dies at 68

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Berck earned a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from UC Berkeley and a Ph.D. in economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He returned to campus as an assistant professor in 1976, where he remained for the duration of his career. Berck never retired, continuing to advise students and conduct research even as his illness worsened, according to his wife Cyndi Berck.
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