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Seven new faculty members to join economics department

May 27, 2014

The universitywide Department of Economics will welcome seven new faculty members in the new academic year...

Economics focuses on undergraduate experience

May 08, 2014

The Department of Economics has hired an undergraduate student experience coordinator and created a new undergraduate economics lounge. The changes will improve connections between more than 500 undergraduate majors...

Finalists prep ideas for business contests

Mar 27, 2014

The Big Idea Competition and the new first Student Business of the Year award are part of this year’s Entrepreneurship@Cornell’s Celebration conference, April 10-11.

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.