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 21 faculty members  across six 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.

Cornell Center for Social Sciences (CCSS)

Cornell social scientists conduct research to solve the world’s most pressing social challenges. CCSS accelerates, enhances, and amplifies this research by providing advanced computing and other research infrastructure, seeding grants and fellowships, supporting quantitative and qualitative research, and building a diverse and inclusive community of scholars.

The Cornell Center for Social Sciences (CCSS) houses a Data & Reproduction Archive started by the former Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER) in 1982. This extensive data collection emphasizes labor, political and social behavior, demography, economics, and health. 

Visit the Cornell Center for Social Science 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.

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.

Center for Analytic Economics (CAE) (for archival purposes)

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) (for archival purposes)

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.