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Ankita Patnaik, Ph.D.

May 28, 2015

Field of Economics Graduate Student Ankita Patnaik spoke about her excellent experience with her adviser, Professor of Economics Francine Blau, in the Cornell Chronicle. ...

Shelly Hall received the ILR Employee Recognition Award

May 21, 2015

Shelly Hall, a staff member in the Department of Economics (ILR Labor Economics) received the ILR Employee Recognition Award this year. Employees who receive this award “exhibit superior ability to work effectively with peers, subordinates, and supervisors; have demonstrated the ability to be...

Professor Karl Shell gave talks this Spring

May 20, 2015

On May 14, Professor of Economics Karl Shell gave a talk on “Sunspot Equilibrium” at the National Bureau of Economic Research conference and also gave a talk on “Multiple Equilibria and Financial Crises” held at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Professor Abowd wins the 2015 GPSA award for excellence in teaching, advising and mentoring

Apr 28, 2015

Cornell's Graduate and Professional Student Assembly has named John M. Abowd, the Edmund Ezra Day Professor of Economics, as a winner of its 2015 award for excellence in teaching, advising and mentoring.


Panle Jia Barwick - ACSF Fellowship

Mar 25, 2015

Eleven Cornell faculty were selected for the Atkinson Center's first Fellowship for Humanities, Social Sciences, and Arts. The group includes established scholars and young faculty from nine departments and four colleges.


Susan Athey gave the George Staller Lecture on April 14

Feb 18, 2015

George Staller Lecture

Professor Susan Athey, Stanford University, GSB
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
4:30 p.m.
IVS 305

The Economics of the Bitcoin Network:  Theory and Evidence.

Abowd and Battaglini Elected Fellows of the Econometrics Society

Nov 26, 2014

John M. Abowd, Edmund Ezra Day Professor of Economics, and Marco Battaglini, Professor of Economics, have been elected Fellows of the Econometric Society at the Society's ballot this year.

The Econometric Society is an international society for the advancement of economic theory in its...

CANCELLED: Roger Koenker will give the Knight Lecture on March 24

Nov 07, 2014

Roger Koenker, William B. McKinley Professor of Economics and Professor of Statistics at the University of Illinois, will give the Knight Lecture on March 24, 2015. The title of his talk will be "Risk, Uncertainty and the Pessimistic Portfolio".

Location: 105 Ives Hall
Time: 4:30 p...

Barry Nalebuff gave a public lecture on "The Art of Strategy"

Nov 07, 2014

On March 13, Barry J. Nalebuff, Milton Steinbach Professor of Management at the Yale School of Management, gave a public lecture on "The Art of Strategy".

Location: 305 Ives Hall
Time: 4:30 p.m.

Two new, upcoming books by Assaf Razin

Sep 29, 2014

Assaf Razin, The Friedman Professor of International Economics, will have two new books released in November 2014. Details below:

1. Assaf Razin

Understanding Global Crises: An Emerging Paradigm, MIT Press, November 2014


Remember Lev Tolstoy’s famous...