Affiliated Centers & Institutes

Cornell Institute for China Economic Research (CICER)

Sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Cornell College of Business, Cornell Institute for China Economic Research (CICER) currently has 19 faculty members from seven different departments across four colleges. CICER serves as a hub for Cornell expertise on China’s economy. Through education, research, and policy engagement, the institute contributes to Cornell’s internationalization efforts by bringing Cornell to China and China to Cornell. 

Visit the Cornell Institute for China Economic Research website here.

Center for Analytic Economics (CAE)

The Center for Analytic Economics promotes, encourages, and facilitates research and education in economics. Three programs, Econometrics, Macroeconomics, and Microeconomic Theory are housed with the CAE.  

Vist the Center for Analytic Economics website here.

Cornell Higher Education Research Institute (CHERI)

CHERI was established in the fall of 1998 to provide a vehicle for interdisciplinary research on higher education. Faculty and administrators affiliated with CHERI come from 5 different Cornell colleges and other academic institutions around the world. CHERI's current research interests include the implications of the growing dispersion of wealth across academic institutions, the growing costs and importance of science to universities, the financial challenges facing public higher education, the changing nature of the faculty, governance in academic institutions, improving PhD programs in the humanities and associated social sciences, improving persistence rates in STEM Field majors, and reducing inequality in access to higher education.

Visit the Cornell Higher Education Research Institute website here.

Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER)

The Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER) is a Cornell support unit that provides a full continuum of data-related services to assist the social science research and education community with focused and multidisciplinary research and learning endeavors.

Visit the Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research website here.

Institute for Compensation Studies 

The Institute for Compensation Studies™ (ICS) at Cornell University's ILR School is an interdisciplinary center that researches, teaches and communicates about monetary and non-monetary rewards from work, and how these rewards influence outcomes for individuals, companies, industries, and economies.

Visit the Institute for Compensation Studies website here.

Institute for Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities

The Institute on Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities (HEHBAD) supports and strengthens the intellectual community at Cornell studying health economics, in particular the economics of health behaviors such as smoking, alcohol abuse, drug use, risky sex, diets and sedentary lifestyles that contribute to obesity. Activities of the Institute include a weekly lunchtime research seminar, course sequences at both the Ph.D. and advanced undergraduate levels, and hosting visiting scholars. 

Visit the Institute for Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities website here.

Labor Dynamics Institute (LDI)

Our mission is to create and make accessible novel data on the dynamics of the labor markets, we work with research networks and statistical agencies, developing appropriate statistics to inform policy makers, researchers, and simply people seeking knowledge. We emphasize and meet the requirements of stakeholders: users as well as providers, balancing the utility of the data with the confidentiality of the people and businesses whose activities the data describe.

Visit the Labor Dynamics Institute (LDI) website here.