Harry Kaiser

Harry Kaiser


Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Director, Cornell Commodity Promotion and Research Program

Gellert Family Professor of Applied Economics and Management

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Themes

Faculty Expertise

  • Food and Agricultural Economics
  • Behavioral Research
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Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Harry M. Kaiser teaches and conducts research in the areas of price analysis, marketing, and quantitative methods. He is the Gellert Family Professor and associate dean for academic a affairs at the Charles Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. Professor Kaiser has written 145 refereed journal articles, five books, 17 book chapters, and over 150 research bulletins, and received $8 million in research grants in these areas, and is a Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association. In 2005, Professor Kaiser was elected president of the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association. Professor Kaiser received the highest award given to alumni of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire—the Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award. Professor Kaiser also received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Board of Regents of the University of Minnesota, which is the highest award conferred by the university to an alumnus. Professor Kaiser received the Outstanding Alumni Award from the Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota, in 2009.

Selected Publications

Awards and Honors

  • Fellow (2017) Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
  • Outstanding Journal Article of the Year, Canadian J. of Agricultural Economics (2009) Canadian Agricultural Economics Association
  • Outstanding Achievement Award (2009) University of Minnesota
  • Alumni Distinguished Achievement Award (2006) University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Fellow (2013) Agricultural and Resource Economics Review

Recent Courses

  • AEM 6400/ECON 3920 - Analysis of Agricultural Markets
  • 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 6990 - M.P.S. Research
  • AEM 4150 - Price Analysis
  • AEM 4980 - Supervised Teaching Experience
  • AEM 4990 - Undergraduate Research

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D University of Minnesota, 1985
  • MS University of Minnesota, 1981
  • BA University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 1979

In the news

July 01, 2016
GMO Labeling Bill Good for Both The Environment and The Poor

September 26, 2017
How 'Free-From' and Other Food Labels Actually Affect Us

August 07, 2017
Agricultural Export Promotion Programs Creative Positive Economic Impacts