Clair Brown

Clair Brown
  • Clair Brown

  • Clair Brown is Professor of Economics and Head of the Center for Work, Technology, and Society at the Institute of Industrial Relations at the University of California, Berkeley. She was Director of the Institute from 1992 to 1997 and Director of its National Center for the Workplace from 1993 to 1996. Professor Brown is a founding CEO of GetSkilz, Inc., a company that provides business owners with Web-based solutions to meet government regulations and industry standards, and to minimize legal liability from assessment through documentation, utilizing innovative video training and dedicated hardware. Ms.  Brown is also Director of the Competitive Semiconductor Industry’s Human Resources Program. She has published research on many aspects of the labor market and is the editor of Shifting Focus of Value Creation in the Semiconductor Industry: Interim Report (University of California, Berkeley, 2001). Her research has shown a significant relationship between firm performance and human resource systems.