New Book Available

My new book, Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability, is now avaiable from Oxford University Press.

Food Security and Sociopolitical Stability

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Calls for Papers

  • October 11-14, 2015, 2nd International Conference on Global Food Security to be held at Cornell University. Extended abstracts due May 8, 2015. Organized by Elsevier.

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  • January 5-7, 2015, Economics of Global Poverty conference to be held at Gordon College (outside Boston), with keynote addresses by David Beckmann (President, Bread for the World, and World Food Prize laureate) and Bruce Wydick (University of San Francisco). Extended abstracts due August 15, 2014. Co-sponsored by the Association of Christian Economists, Calvin College Summer Seminars and Gordon College.

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Research Group


Read about my appointment to Director of the Dyson School in the Cornell Chronicle.


Listen to my appearance on NPR All Things Considered and watch my appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

Seeking Book Proposals

I edit the Palgrave Macmillan Series on Agricultural Economics and Food Policy. We are seeking strong new monographs and welcome unsolicited proposals.

Palgrave Macmillan Series on Agricultural Economics and Food Policy

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Office Hours

By appointment, contact Judy Neno ( or 607-255-4576)

Days: Wednesdays from Jan 21 to May 20
Time: 12:30 to 2:30 PM
Location: 210B Warren Hall


Campus office phone: (607) 255-4489
Fax: (607) 255-9984

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Christopher B. Barrett is the David J. Nolan Director and the Stephen B. & Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management and an International Professor of Agriculture in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics, and a Fellow in the David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future at Cornell University.

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