Economist ranking

UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business has soared to third place — and the top US rank — in The Economist’s latest rating of full-time MBA programs. The Economist rankings are based on the factors its research reveals students believe are most important: the program’s potential to open new career opportunities; personal development and educational experience; its impact on increasing salary; and the potential to network.

Haas ranked second globally on new career opportunities and fifth on the network potential.

Lance Knobel (Berkeleyside co-founder) has been a journalist for nearly 40 years. Much of his career was in business journalism. He was editor-in-chief of both Management Today, the leading business magazine...