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Backus uses eBay experience to study consumer behavior

Mar 11, 2014

Assistant professor of economics Matt Backus is using experience from his year at eBay Research Labs to inspire a variety of consumer behavior research projects.

Cawley to study obesity economics with national award

Feb 10, 2014

Health economist John Cawley will use a $335,000 award to study how public and private measures influence obesity.

Prasad assesses strength of U.S. dollar in NYC talk

Feb 06, 2014

Dyson School economist Eswar Prasad talked about the strength of the U.S. dollar at a Cornell Club New York event Feb. 5.

Ravi Kanbur's new book tackles India's 'challenges'

Jan 31, 2014

The Dyson School’s Ravi Kanbur is a co-editor and author of the newly published “Urbanization in India: Challenges, Opportunities and the Way Forward.”

Zubrow gift endows economics professorship

Jan 28, 2014

Cornell trustee Jan Rock Zubrow ’77 fulfilled a lifelong dream in December with a year-end gift to Cornell’s Department of Economics to establish the Zubrow Professorship of Economics.

Former White House economist talks inequality

Jan 16, 2014

Former White House chief economist Alan Krueger ’83 spoke about the future of the economy at the Cornell Club of New York Jan. 14.

Great Dane: Colleagues fete Per Pinstrup-Andersen

Dec 18, 2013

Colleagues held a celebration and symposium to mark Per Pinstrup-Andersen’s retirement Dec. 13-14 following 40 years of combating world poverty and malnutrition.

New economics research helps developing world

Jun 19, 2013

Professors offered an inside look at Cornell's new economics department, their fields of study and current research projects June 8 at Reunion.

Panelists detail progress, challenges of economic recovery

May 21, 2013

A New York City panel of leading economists, including under secretary of the treasury Mary John Miller '77, pointed to recent improvements in the economy.

Macroeconomist Uri Possen dies at age 70

Dec 13, 2012

An expert in public finance and monetary economics, Possen worked in the area of Keynesian economics.