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Carol Zabin

Director of Research at the Center for Labor Research
Co-Chair of the Don Vial Center
University of California, Berkeley

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Carol Zabin (Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley) is a labor economist whose research has addressed job quality, living wages, worker training and other economic development issues in the United States and Mexico. Her current research focuses on the impact of climate change legislation and the burgeoning green economy on California's economy, workers and labor unions. Carol is leading a $1.1 million study, funded by the California Public Utilities Commission, assessing California's workforce development needs as part of the California Long Term Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan. Carol also serves as Co-Chair of the Donald Vial Center on Employment in the Green Economy.