Faculty in the News


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

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 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 26, 2017

'Rough Sledding' for Trump Policies

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

March 23, 2017

Are Dairy Farms Getting Their Fair Share?

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

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 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 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

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 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 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.

November 30, 2016

Miguel Gómez Goes Double Duty At New York Produce Show

Gómez taught on Northeast greenhouse potential and global trade