Economics is the study of how people allocate resources to maximize returns. Cornell offers a broad range of economics courses through the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, the Johnson Graduate School of Management, the College of Human Ecology, and the Department of Applied Economics and Management. Cornell faculty and students have applied economic principles to study the economies of whole continents down to the individual decisions that lead to obesity.
Bryce Knorr, senior editor for Farm Futures magazine, talked about innovative methods for managing production and price risk in today's market at this year's Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference Dec. 14.
Calum Turvey, W.I. Myers Professor of Agricultural Finance, discussed innovative insurance markets for risk management - both domestic and international - at this year's Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference Dec. 14.
International political economist urges change in U.S. foreign policy.
Interdisciplinary team describes new initiatives and research directions.
Lecture by Ken Mayhew, a Luigi Einaudi Scholar.
Steven Kyle shares predictions for '08, describes climate as "vulnerable".
Craig Regelbrugge speaks on the need for immigration reform.
Thomas Maloney explains the impact of immigration issues.