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Nobel Laureate, Engle PhD '69, gave the Liu Lecture

Aug 21, 2014

Rob Engle gave a lecture on October 24 at 4:30 p.m. in Ives 305 in honor of T.C. Liu’s 100th Birthday. The title of this lecture was "The Prospects for Global Financial Stability".

Rob Engle earned a Ph.D. in Economics at Cornell in 1969 and was awarded the Nobel in Economics...

Professor Molinari’s Busy Summer

Aug 20, 2014

Professor of Economics, Francesca Molinari, had a busy summer traveling to Princeton, NJ; London, UK; and Toulouse, France organizing conferences and interacting with colleagues at the frontier of research in Econometrics.

She gave one of the invited lectures at the European meetings of...

Website to accompany Ravi Kanbur's new book

Jul 18, 2014

A website,, has been created to accompany Ravi Kanbur's new Oxford University Press book, International Development: Ideas, Experience and Prospects. The site has downloadable versions of all chapters in the volume...

Nicholas Kiefer to give Invited Talk at the China Meetings of the Econometric Society

Jun 02, 2014

Nicholas M Kiefer, Ta-Chung Liu Professor, will give an invited talk on "Econometric Issues Arising in Banking" at the China Meetings of the Econometric Society in June, 2014 in Xiamen, China.

Fran Blau was Interviewed on a Recent segment of “All Things Considered”, NPR

May 19, 2014

April 9, Fran Blau was interviewed on a recent segment of “All Things Considered”, National Public Radio. White House Learns Complications Of Pay Equity Debate. WESA radio (Pittsburgh, Pa.).

Ravi Kanbur Appeared on NPR's Marketplace, "Is the World Bank a victim of its own success?"

May 19, 2014

Ravi Kanbur, T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management, and Professor of Economics, appeared on NPR’s Marketplace on January 3, 2014. He can be heard at http...

Columbia-Cornell Workshop to Comment on Zero'th Draft of the World Bank's World Development Report 2015, "Mind and Culture"

May 19, 2014

The Cornell-Columbia meeting in collaboration with the World Bank took place on March 26, 2014, to comment on the “zero’th draft” of the World Bank’s new Word Development Report “Mind and Culture,” on behavioral economics and development economics. This meeting was organized by Jan Svejnar of...

Oxford University Press Publishes Book Co-Edited by Ravi Kanbur

May 19, 2014

On February 27, 2014, Oxford University Press published International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects,, a book co-edited by Ravi Kanbur of Cornell...

Alan Krueger gave the Staller Lecture on March 6th

Feb 04, 2014

Alan Krueger (Princeton University and NBER)
Thursday, March 6, 2014, 4:30 p.m.
305 Ives Hall
"Lessons from Serving as the President's Chief Economist"

Alan B. Krueger is the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University...

New Book by Eswar Prasad

Feb 04, 2014

Nandlal P. Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy, Eswar Prasad, has published a new book which was released on Feb. 4, 2014.

The book counters the conventional view that the dollar's dominance as the world's reserve currency is in decline. It has received coverage in the Wall Street...