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

  • March 26-28, 2014, conference on Impact Evaluation of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in India to be held at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India. Extended abstracts due January 20, 2014. Co-hosted by IFPRI, Cornell and 3ie.

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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 June 1, 2014. Co-sponsored by the Association of Christian Economists, Calvin College Summer Seminars and Gordon College.

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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

Time: 1:30-3:30 PM, Wednesdays (Spring Semester 2014: Jan. 15 – May 21)
Location: 210B Warren Hall

Note this is my new office address.


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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