David Just

David Just

  • Susan Eckert Lynch Professor in Science and Business
  • Director of the Graduate Studies Program

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Interdisciplinary Theme

Faculty Expertise

  • Applied Economics
  • Behavioral Research
  • Economics
  • Food and Agricultural Economics


Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management



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David R. Just received his PhD (2001) and MS (1999) degrees in agricultural and resource economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA (1998) in economics from Brigham Young University. He is the Susan Eckert Lynch Professor of Science and Business in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and the area coordinator for applied economics and policy in the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Journal Article (2016) American Journal of Agricultural Economics
  • Award for Outstanding Public Service through Economics (2016) Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association
  • Quality of Research Discovery Award for “The Welfare Impacts of Commodity Price Volatility: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia.” (2013) Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
  • Quality of Research Discovery Award, for “The Flat-Rate Pricing Paradox: Conflicting Effects of ‘All-You-Can-Eat’ Buffet Pricing.” (2011) European Association of Agricultural Economics

Recent Courses

  • AEM 5480 - From Labels to Lab-Grown Meat: Consumer Behavior and the Food Industry
  • AEM 6992 - MPS Research Seminar II

Academic Degrees

  • PhD University of California, Berkeley, 2001
  • MS University of California, Berkeley, 1999
  • BA Brigham Young University, 1998