Steven Kyle

Steven Kyle

Associate Professor

437 Warren Hall


Areas of Expertise

  • Development
  • Macroeconomics

Graduate Fields

  • Applied Economics and Management
  • Conservation and Sustainable Development
  • International Development
  • Latin American Studies


  • Doctorate Harvard University, 1985
  • Master's Degree Harvard University, 1983
  • Bachelor of Arts Swarthmore College, 1977

Steven Kyle works in the areas of macroeconomic policy, both in the U.S. and in low-income countries. Recent work has included studies of the economies of Portuguese-speaking African countries, the outlook for the U.S. economy, and issues in the management of transition economies in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Professor Kyle currently teaches two courses.

Research Focus

Macro policy in developing countries and the US

Outreach and Extension Focus

Macroeconomics and outlook for US economy

Teaching Focus

Macroeconomics, Development

Additional Links

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

  • Kyle, S. C. (2013). Marxist Development Strategies in Africa - the Cases of Mozambique and Angola. Pathways to Development Vince Barnett (ed.), Oxford University Press, London, UK.

Working Papers

  • Kyle, S. C. (2013). How Important Was Marxism for the Development of Mozambique and Angola? Cornell U, Ithaca NY.
  • Kyle, S. C. (2010). Angola’s Macroeconomy and Agricultural Growth. p. 44 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Presentations and Activities

  • Outlook for the Economy in the Coming Year. Cornell Agribusiness Outlook Conference. December 2014. Cornell University. Ithaca, NY.
  • Outlook for the Economy in the Coming Year. Cornell Agribusiness Outlook Conference. December 2013. Dyson School. Cornell.

In The News


  • AEM 2350: Introduction to the Economics of Development
  • AEM 4640: Economics of Agricultural Development
  • ECON 1120: Introductory Macroeconomics

Prof. Steven Kyle takes a look at the complicated implications of oil prices for the US economy.