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September 30, 2017

The Next Challenge for Puerto Rico's Recovery

Associate Professor Steven Kyle discusses some of the problems complicating Puerto Rico's recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria

September 28, 2017

A Bioeconomic Model of Ecosystem Services Provision: Coffee Berry Borer and Shade-grown Coffee in Columbia

Research co-authored by Dyson's Miguel Gomez determines the "shade-level" sweet spot Columbian farmers should use.

September 26, 2017

How “Free-From” and Other Food Labels Actually Affect Us

Science and technology can positively impact food production, but labeling can also cause confusion and consumer error.

August 30, 2017

3 Ways Hurricane Harvey Could Affect You No Matter Where you Live

Associate Professor Steven Kyle explains the impact of Hurrican Harvey on capital assets, including houses, roads and office buildings.

August 28, 2017

Harvey's Local Toll Substantial, But Unlikely to Ding U.S. GDP

Dyson's Steven Kyle weighs in on the local and national economic impact of Hurricane Harvey's aftermath and unprecedented flooding in Texas and Louisiana.

August 07, 2017

Agricultural Export Promotion Programs Creative Positive Economic Impacts

Professor Harry M. Kaiser shares recent research that assesses how the U.S. economy is affected by private- and taxpayer-funded promotion activities.

June 30, 2017

How to Feed More People Worldwide

Chris Barrett Shares How to Feed More People Worldwide in US News

April 23, 2017

Global finance leaders dodge conflict with Trump White House

CNBC Online quotes Eswar Prasad on the changes in the IMF and G-20 communiques

April 21, 2017

CVS, Starbucks Highlight America’s Love-Hate Relationship With Sugar

David Just talks to NBC about Sugar and Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino

April 16, 2017

China just dodged a bullet on currency issue

Eswar Prasad discusses with CNBC Online how China may have escaped being labeled a currency manipulator but Washington still has concerns

April 15, 2017

U.S. and Canada dispute milk trade

Andrew Novakovic explains the milk trade loophole between the U.S. and Canada.

March 31, 2017

China's Global Currency Ambitions Falling Flat With Central Banks

The Wall Street Journal quotes Eswar Prasad on China's economy and its foreign exchange reserve.

March 31, 2017

Forcing People At Vending Machines to Wait Nudges Them to Buy Healthier Snacks

Dyson's David Just on NPR speaking about how a time delay may be a better option than taxing unhealthy snacks in vending machines.

March 26, 2017

'Rough Sledding' for Trump Policies

Eswar Prasad speaking to CNBC of conflicting concerns within the republican party

March 24, 2017

A Rogue Trader Blames the System, But Not All Are Persuaded

The New York Times quotes Dyson's John Little after meeting with Kweko Adbili.

March 23, 2017

CICER Brings China Experts Across Campus Together

Dyson's Shanjun Li teams up with Panle Barwick creating a platform for Cornell economists to talk about China

March 23, 2017

Are Dairy Farms Getting Their Fair Share?

Prof. Andrew Novakovic gives insight to price regulations in the dairy industry

March 14, 2017

NCGA Study Shows Crop Insurance Returns Have Decreased

Research conducted by Assistant Professor, Joshua Woodard and fellow researchers shows the recent decline in crop insurance returns

March 14, 2017

Dyson student starts a nonprofit, Wags 4 Hope

Annie Blumenfeld ('20) uses Business to advocate for animals

March 13, 2017

China’s fixation on stability creates economic risks

As China gears up for a high-level leadership transition at its party congress in November, stability has become the main watchword in Beijing, dictating everything from economic policies to reform efforts, writes Prof. Eswar Prasad, Financial Times.

March 10, 2017

The Ongoing Debate Over Farmland Taxation

Prof. Jennifer Ifft writes on concerns of preferential tax treatment for agriculture land and the recent declines in farm profitability.

March 09, 2017

Suspending Fast Track H-1B Visas to Hurt US Economy

Dyson's A.K. Basu comments on the U.S. decision to suspend fast-track H-1B visas

January 23, 2017

A Chocolate Candy Aims To Make the World Think About Hunger

Dyson's Chris Barrett comments to NPR on food waste reduction and global hunger.

January 18, 2017

Financial squall ahead? Economic forum is Jan. 24

Buckle up your economic seat belts: Cornell's Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management will host the annual Agricultural and Food Business Outlook Conference on Jan. 24.

January 17, 2017

Microbiome experts to speak at World Economic Forum

Three Cornell University faculty will present big ideas on microbiome science to a gathering of influential thought leaders at the World Economic Forum Jan. 18 in Davos, Switzerland.

January 05, 2017

New research shows politics reverse fates of some stocks after White House elections

Research by Dyson’s Jawad Addoum shows that stock returns in politically sensitive industries fall into predictable patterns after a new president is elected – and the effect is twice as strong when there’s a change in party.

December 22, 2016

Healthy behaviors determine weight-loss surgery success

Bariatric surgery can slim your body, but attitude and behavior also play key roles in long-term weight loss, according to new research from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab.

December 14, 2016

ISS jump-starts new research led by junior faculty

The Institute for the Social Sciences has awarded 14 small grants to Cornell faculty at seven colleges this fall.

December 13, 2016

Yonker paper wins Wharton award

Dyson professor found a way to estimate for the first time the cost of the Madoff scandal to the financial intermediation industry

December 13, 2016

Einaudi announces new round of seed and small grants

The Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies has awarded four seed grants and four small grants to Cornell faculty members to support their international research.

December 08, 2016

Men are at risk of overeating in social settings, study shows

A new study appearing in the Nov. 24 in Frontiers in Nutrition finds men are at particular risk of overeating in social situations.

December 07, 2016

Understanding and Fighting Fraud

Fraud Awareness week at Dyson highlights the costs, and explores cures for fraud 

November 30, 2016

Miguel Gómez Goes Double Duty At New York Produce Show

Gómez taught on Northeast greenhouse potential and global trade

November 29, 2016

Farmers Push Back Against Animal Welfare Laws

Harry Kaiser on premiums paid by consumers for special animal treatment

November 22, 2016

U.S. experts: China no currency manipulator

Economic facts do not support allegations that China is manipulating its currency, from Eswar Prasad

November 21, 2016

Digital agriculture report looks to data-driven future

Professor Joshua Woodard one of Cornell experts issuing a report outlining the opportunities and challenges facing New York state’s farmers and food producers as emerging digital technologies shape the agriculture industry

November 21, 2016

MPS student explores how food choices impact food security

Rachel Saputo, graduate researcher, explores the links between food choices, food waste, and food security

November 21, 2016

Barrett, Leibovich and Walsh named AAAS fellows for 2016

Dyson Professor Chris Barrett elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science 

November 17, 2016

Professor Geoffrey Fisher named inaugural New Innovator Award winner from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR)

FFAR named Fisher a New Innovator in the category of Nutrition and Healthy Food Choices

November 16, 2016

Beth Lucy-Speidel recognized for inclusiveness efforts

Director of administration for Dyson and the Cornell College of Business receives Core Values award.

November 10, 2016

“Taxing” challenge yields textbook win for Dyson student

Dyson senior Casey Breznick’s first-place submission in a textbook-chapter writing competition was recently published in the National Income Tax Workbook

November 10, 2016

Physical stature as a teen could predict future stock choices

Research by Dyson’s Jawad Addoum suggests that Individuals who are relatively tall are more likely to hold stocks in their financial portfolios, and those who are relatively overweight or obese are more risk-averse and less likely to participate in the market.

November 09, 2016

College of Business faculty share emerging markets initiatives

At a TCAM panel, faculty from the three CCB schools outlined projects aimed at better understanding business opportunities and challenges in emerging markets

November 03, 2016

To join or not to join?

Jessica Gerson, ’15, who grew up with the prospect of building careers in a family business shared her decision and story at the Families in Business conference

October 31, 2016

Cornell: A school of questions

Sharon Poczter writes in Ezra magazine about being inspired to become an economist during her undergraduate years at Dyson

October 28, 2016

Does the AT&T-Time Warner Merger Make Sense?

Aija Leiponen talks to NPR about the proposed merger.

October 27, 2016

Preview Of Foundational Excellence Program

Cornell’s Ed McLaughlin Leads Blockbuster Academic Cast To Elevate Knowledge Base Of New Produce Industry Professionals

October 24, 2016

The New York Times looks at China’s global ambitions for its money

Q. and A. with Professor Eswar Prasad

October 21, 2016

Why Starbuck’s planned expansion in China is a good move

Prof. Eswar Prasad on Marketplace

October 20, 2016

Coalition Taps Private Sector to Help Nature Pay for Itself

“The only sector that has the financial heft to really address the conservation imperative is the private sector,” said John Tobin-de la Puente, professor of practice at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and at the Cornell Institute for Public Affairs. Tobin is heading up Cornell’s involvement in the coalition.

October 20, 2016

Banning GMOs in N.Y. School Lunches Carries a Price

William Lesser argues that the New York PTA’s proposal to go GMO-free in the State school meals program would come with a hefty financial burden

October 17, 2016

Farm Groups Denounce Dannon’s Anti-GMO ‘Marketing Flimflam’

Andrew Novakovic talks to Bloomberg about Dannon’s pledge to use fewer genetically modified ingredients

October 13, 2016

Study: Decline in forest diversity could cost billions per year

A new study in Science reveals that biodiversity in forests promotes productivity. When the number of tree species increases, so does the amount of timber that can be harvested, so the gains from conservation far exceed the costs.

October 11, 2016

Making Conservation Finance Investable

In its latest World Ocean Summit newsletter, The Economist included a perspective piece by John Tobin on conservation finance as an undeveloped investment opportunity that offers the potential to conserve vital ecosystems while also providing a financial return.

October 08, 2016

From Base to Gold

Eswar Prasad on the IMF giving its blessing to China’s controlled currency, in The Economist

October 04, 2016

Mabaya is president of African agricultural economists group

Edward Mabaya, M.S. '98, Ph.D. '03, was elected president of the African Association of Agricultural Economists Sept. 23 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

September 30, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: China Marks Milestone With Yuan’s Entry Into IMF Reserve Basket

Prof. Eswar Prasad comments on China’s currency

September 27, 2016

Dairy farmers see organic label as a way to pay the bills

Andrew M. Novakovic talks to Marketplace on the economic realities of dairy farming

September 23, 2016

Out of the Frying Pan and into the Fire

Prof. Jack Little on how a convicted fraudster's plan to make some fast money goes terribly wrong

September 20, 2016

Rise of China's Renminbi

Professor Eswar Prasad talks to CNBC on whether China's currency threatens the U.S. dollar, and how a Donald Trump presidency could impact China-U.S. relations

September 14, 2016

Dyson Among Top-10 U.S. Business Programs

September 14, 2016

A Good Deal For The Environment And The Poor

David Just and Harry Kaiser write in Forbes on how the poor benefit from GMOs

September 13, 2016

U.S. News ranks Dyson, Engineering at No. 9; Cornell at 15

In the 2017 U.S. News World Report's Best National Universities rankings of 310 schools, Cornell held steady at No. 15 for the third consecutive year, while Dyson and Engineering were No. 9.

September 09, 2016

New Coalition to Scale Up Private Conservation Investment

“This coalition is crucially important both because of the size of the investment opportunity and the positive environmental impacts that developing this area of finance could have,” says John Tobin-de la Puente, Professor of Practice, Dyson School 

August 31, 2016

Johnson to offer master's degree in accounting in 2017

A new master's degree in accounting will be offered at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management in fall 2017. The College of Business' first new degree, the program is designed for maximum flexibility.

August 30, 2016

Upbeat Music Can Make Employees More Cooperative

Research by Asst. Prof. Kevin Kniffin has shown that music in retail settings can add value to the shopping experience: It can improve the moods of customers, increase engagement, and increase the chances of a purchase.

August 10, 2016

National association recognizes Dyson extension educators

Dyson School extension educators Bobbie Severson and Dan Welch were honored for their service in July by the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.

August 01, 2016

Dyson Grad Muhammad Halim ’08, to Compete in Rio Olympics

Halim, a four-time NCAA All-American and the 2008 national champion in the triple jump, is the lone Cornellian making a repeat appearance at the Olympics.

July 01, 2016

Cornell begins 'a new era of business education'

Cornell University has begun “a new era of business education,” with the launch of the College of Business July 1, Dean Soumitra Dutta said.

June 21, 2016

Edward McLaughlin named interim dean of the Dyson School

A faculty member since 1983, McLaughlin is senior associate director of the Dyson School. He will become Dyson's interim David J. Nolan Dean starting July 1, Provost Michael Kotlikoff announced.

June 20, 2016

Raghuram Rajan’s departure is huge setback for reform in India

A sequence of shocks plus investor nervousness may stoke capital outflows, writes Prof. Eswar Prasad in Financial Times.

June 13, 2016

Business college will launch July 1; 'quick wins' on tap for 2016

The College of Business will make business education at Cornell better, not just bigger, Dean Soumitra Dutta said during Reunion festivities. He hosted the talk Cornell College of Business: Update and Next Steps.

June 08, 2016

Don’t Eat So Much: How Parent Comments Relate to Female Weight Satisfaction

New research from the Cornell Food and Brand Lab

June 07, 2016

Senate Ag Committee Discusses Keeping Farms 'In the Family,' Growing Next Generation of Agribusiness Owners

Senior Extension Associate Ed Staehr, Executive Director of NY FarmNet Shares Insights, Thoughts on Future of Family Farms in NYS.

May 20, 2016

A clever tweak to how apples are sold is making everyone eat more of them

"It sounds simplistic, but even the simplest forms of inconvenience affect consumption," said Prof. David Just. "Sliced apples just make a lot more sense for kids."

May 12, 2016

With faculty structure proposed, College of Business advances

With the help of nearly 100 committee members from across campus and with faculty governance proposed, the College of Business is beginning to take shape. College leaders reported on progress to faculty and staff May 10.

May 12, 2016

Student success will mean College of Business success

Student success is the paramount goal of the College of Business Dean Soumitra Dutta told students May 11. Your success is our success, not just on the job market upon graduation, but long term in your careers, he said.

May 09, 2016

Opinion: The Hunger Metrics Mirage

Prof. Prabhu Pingali says there’s been less progress on hunger reduction than it appears.

May 05, 2016

Dutta: Planning for College of Business is 'on track'

The Cornell College of Business in on track to launch in the coming academic year, said Dean Soumitra Dutta. Open forums about next steps will be held over the next two weeks for faculty, staff, students and alumni.

May 04, 2016

New toolkit clarifies agricultural economic assessment

Prof. Todd Schmit has teamed up with the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service to provide a standardized toolkit to evaluate the economic benefits of investing in local and regional food systems.

May 03, 2016

The Depressing Truth About Bad Cell Phone Service

“Telecoms operators are rationally maximizing their profit and providing more services in areas of higher demand," Prof. Aija Leiponen tells The Huffington Post. 

May 03, 2016

Why Employees Need to Break Bread Together

Research from Prof. Kevin Kniffin shows that groups that eat together perform better together

April 27, 2016

Public Hearing on China’s 13th Five-Year Plan: Fiscal and Financial Reforms

Prof. Eswar Prasad testified before the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission on the status of market-oriented economic reforms in China.

April 10, 2016

World Economic Recovery: Fragile and Fleeting?

Prof. Eswar Prasad warns "the global economic recovery remains weak, uneven, & in danger of stalling yet again."

April 10, 2016

Dyson School Alumnus Bryan Colangelo ’87 Hired as Philadelphia 76ers’ President

The Philadelphia 76ers named Bryan Colangelo ’87 as president of basketball operations on Sunday.

April 10, 2016

What's Next for the World Bank?

“These are momentous times for multilateral banks,” says Prof. Ravi Kanbur. “The world has changed, and I think we need to create a totally new structure to deal with the way the world has changed.”

April 07, 2016

Dyson professor helps address critical needs of New York communities

Associate Professor Todd Schmit is joining other Cornell researchers this summer to help students give voice to farmers in Tioga County, New York.

April 06, 2016

Internationalization grants awarded to faculty

Twelve faculty-led projects have been awarded approximately $213,000 in funding for development in 2016 Internationalizing the Cornell Curriculum grants.

April 06, 2016

Exercise Labeling Might Make You Think Twice Before Grabbing That Snack

Prof. David Just appeared on NBC Nightly News to explain how food labels describing how much exercise is needed to burn calories could provide more useful information  to consumers.

March 30, 2016

High-calorie package images mislead eaters

Pictures displayed on food packages like cake mix have more calories than are listed on the nutrition panel and can lead consumers to significant overeating, Cornell research shows.

March 29, 2016

This is India’s moment — Narendra Modi must not waste it

The prime minister should use his political capital for bold economic reforms, writes Prof. Eswar Prasad

March 24, 2016

Business college to bring students more classes, career help

More extensive career services, easier access to a wider range of classes and the addition of new faculty with broad expertise are all benefits Dyson students can expect in the new Cornell College of Business.

March 15, 2016

Without soil data, crop insurance pricing is a bust

Federal crop insurance does not account for the soil farmers depend on for almost everything they do. By not capturing soil quality, the government’s actuarial models are imprecise and inefficient, says Asst. Prof. Joshua Woodard.

March 14, 2016

How Playing Sports, Even Poorly, Can Make You More Successful in Business

Visiting Asst. Prof. Kevin Kniffin tells Observer that high school athletes have more leadership and self-confidence, which can translate to business success.

March 02, 2016

John Tobin-de la Puente brings sustainability, impact investing expertise to Dyson

John Tobin-de la Puente joins the Dyson School and CIPA as a professor of practice. 

February 19, 2016

Skinny People Rarely Diet

Why people who have been thin their entire lives don’t do the one thing most associated with weight consciousness. Research from Cornell's Food and Brand Lab.

February 18, 2016

The huge, hidden upside to low oil prices

Research from Prof. Chris Barrett and Brian Dillon in Quartz covers the relationship between global oil prices and consumer food prices in sub-Saharan Africa.

February 17, 2016

Can Mountains of Animal Bones Boost Food Security in Ethiopia?

By turning a wasted resource into fertilizer, researchers aim to help a hungry nation replenish depleted soils.

February 15, 2016

Harvesting model rescues castoff food to feed the hungry

Food banks may soon be able to boost the nutritional value of the food they distribute to the hungry, thanks to a new harvesting model created by Cornell economists.

February 05, 2016

Eating Together at the Firehouse: How Workplace Commensality Relates to the Performance of Firefighters

Cooperative activities among coworkers can provide valuable group-level benefits; however, previous research has often focused on artificial activities that require extraordinary efforts away from the worksite.