Christopher B. Barrett

Christopher B. Barrett

Professor

Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Theme

Faculty Expertise

  • Applied Economics
  • Economics
  • International and Development Economics and Policy
  • Food and Agricultural Economics
  • Environmental, Energy and Resource Economics and Policy
  • Food and Agricultural Economics
  • International and Development Economics and Policy
  • Emerging Markets

Contact

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
607.255.4489
cbb2@cornell.edu
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Biography

Chris Barrett is Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management, and an international professor of agriculture at the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, as well as a professor in the Department of Economics, and a fellow of the David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, all at Cornell University. He has won several university, national, and international awards for teaching, research and public outreach, and is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, and the African Association of Agricultural Economists.


Selected Publications


Awards and Honors

  • Fellow (2016) American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • USAID Science and Technology Pioneers Prize, Grand Prize winner (2013) US Agency for International Development
  • Fellow (2010) Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
  • Fellow (2010) African Association of Agricultural Economists
  • Agricultural and Applied Economics Association’s Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award for ten or more years’ experience (2017)

Recent Courses

  • AEM 2000 - Contemporary Controversies in the Global Economy
  • AEM 7650/ECON 7650 - Development Microeconomics Graduate Research Seminar
  • AEM 9900 - Doctoral-Level Thesis Research
  • AEM 7900 - Graduate-Level Thesis Research
  • AEM 7000 - Individual Study in Applied Economics and Management
  • AEM 4970 - Individual Study in Applied Economics and Management
  • AEM 8900 - Master's Level Thesis Research
  • AEM 4980 - Supervised Teaching Experience
  • AEM 4990 - Undergraduate Research

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1994
  • M. Sc. University of Oxford, 1985
  • AB Princeton University, 1984

In the news

June 30, 2017
How to Feed More People Worldwide

May 15, 2017
How to Help Africa Feed Itself

September 01, 2016
Insurance for Economic Development