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Applied Economics and Management

Field Description

Program Overview

 

The M.S. and Ph.D. programs are research oriented, and each requires a thesis or dissertation. Students are normally expected to obtain the M.S. or equivalent degree before entering the Ph.D. program. The Ph.D. student must take at least one minor in another field, such as Economics. The Master of Professional Studies (Agriculture) is a terminal degree for persons with experience who want additional training pertinent to their profession. In addition, the M.P.S. (Agriculture and Life Sciences) program has a Peace Corp option in which the student undertakes two semesters of academic work at Cornell and a Peace Corp assignment. For more information and instruction on how to apply, visit the M.P.S. (Agriculture and Life Sciences)/Peace Corps Web site, or contact International Programs, 252 Emerson Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853; phone 607-255-3037; email mpsag_peacecorps@cornell.edu.

If you are applying for the MPS degree in with a concetration in Applied Behavioral Economics and Individual Choice, your application will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with decisions made by February 15th for any application received before December 15th, and within eight weeks of submission for any application received after December 15th. For additional information, please visit the fields website.

Those interested in this field may also want to investigate the related fields listed under Economics in "Opportunities for Study" in the Graduate School Catalog.

Contact Information

Website: http://dyson.cornell.edu/
Email: lgm2@cornell.edu
Phone: 607 255-8048
B9 Warren Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-7801

Concentrations by Subject

Agriculture and Life Sciences

  • applied behavioral economics and individual choice
  • environmental, energy,and resource economics
  • food and agricultural economics
  • international and development econmics
  • management

Applied Economics and Management

  • environmental, energy,and resource economics
  • food and agricultural economics
  • international and development economics
  • management

Faculty

Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management Research Interests: portfolio choice, empirical asset pricing, behavioral finance, household finance
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; food and agricultural economics; international and development economics Research Interests: agricultural, development, environmental, resource, and international economics
Arnab Basu - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Agriculture and Life Sciences: international and development econmics Research Interests: Development Economics, International Trade and Labor Economics
Zeshawn Afsari Beg - (Ithaca) - (Divisional Member)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management Research Interests: management accounting; cost accounting; performance evaluation; incentives; pharmaceutical industry
James W. Berry - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics Research Interests: development economics and labor economics
Garrick Blalock - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management; Agriculture and Life Sciences: management Research Interests: economics of development; public policy analysis
Vicki L. Bogan - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management; Agriculture and Life Sciences: management Research Interests: financial economics; behavioral finance; and applied microeconomics
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; food and agricultural economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: environmental, energy,and resource economics; food and agricultural economics Research Interests: applied econometrics and quantitative analysis; public policy analysis; resource and environmental economics
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics Research Interests: international economics; economics of development; public policy analysis
Howard Chong - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management Research Interests: environmental economics; energy economics; residential engergy policy
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics Research Interests: economics of development; marketing and food distribution; public policy analysis
Jon M. Conrad - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics Research Interests: resource and environmental economics, bioeconomics, dynamic optimization
Mark A Constas - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Agriculture and Life Sciences: international and development econmics; Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics Research Interests: impact evaluation, measurement, and international development
Harry De Gorter - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; international and development economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: environmental, energy,and resource economics; international and development econmics Research Interests: Agriculture and trade policy; applied welfare economics; political economy
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management Research Interests: behavioral economics neuroeconomics, consumer neuroscience, cognitive psychology
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management Research Interests: business strategy; digital industries; information systems; innovation; intellectual property; organizational economics; productivity; technological change; urban economics
Carla P Gomes - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management; Agriculture and Life Sciences: management Research Interests: applied economics and quantitative analysis
Miguel I. Gomez - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics Research Interests: marketing; applied industrial organization
Stuart L. Hart - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management Research Interests: sustainable innovation; base of the pyramid; environmental management
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; international and development economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics; international and development econmics Research Interests: development economics; food security and nutition
Byoung-Hyoun Hwang - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Agriculture and Life Sciences: management Research Interests: Empirical Asset Pricing
Jennifer Ellen Ifft - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics Research Interests: Agribusiness and Farm Management, Agricultural Finance, Agricultural Policy, Crop Insurance, Farmland Valuation
David R Just - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; international and development economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics Research Interests: risk; uncertainty; behavioral anomalies; information
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics Research Interests: marketing and food distribution; public policy analysis
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; international and development economics Research Interests: public economics; economics of development; agricultural economics
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics Research Interests: farm management and production economics
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics; management Research Interests: economics of development; public policy analysis; international, resource, and environmental economics
David R. Lee - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Agriculture and Life Sciences: environmental, energy,and resource economics Research Interests: public policy analysis; applied econometrics and quantitative analysis; marketing and food distribution
Aija E Leiponen - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management; Agriculture and Life Sciences: management Research Interests: economics of technology and innovation; organizational economics
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management; Agriculture and Life Sciences: international and development econmics; management Research Interests: technology transfer; intellectual property rights; marketing and food distribution; public policy analysis
Eric E Lewis - (Ithaca) - (Divisional Member)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; international and development economics; management Research Interests: business valuation and value theory, executive compensation, electronic and non-fiat currencies, intellectual asset and capital valuation, fraud and risk management, mergers and acquisitions
Shanjun Li - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics Research Interests: environmental and energy economics; empirical industrial organization; applied microeconomics
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics; management Research Interests: advertising; quantitative marketing; empirical industrial organization
John E. Little - (Ithaca) - (Divisional Member)
Concentrations: Agriculture and Life Sciences: management Research Interests: investigation, litigation support, valuations of assets in divorce
Edith X. Liu - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management; Agriculture and Life Sciences: management Research Interests: international finance and macroeconomics; asset pricing; portfolio investment
John W. McKinley - (Ithaca) - (Divisional Member)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management Research Interests: individual taxation, flow-through taxation, real estate taxation, domestic production activities deduction (sec. 199), transfer pricing
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics; management Research Interests: marketing and food distribution
Timothy Douglas Mount - (Ithaca) - (Graduate School Professor)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: environmental, energy,and resource economics Research Interests: applied econometrics; energy and environmental economics
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management; Agriculture and Life Sciences: management Research Interests: empirical asset pricing; international finance
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics Research Interests: marketing and food distribution; public policy analysis
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; food and agricultural economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: environmental, energy,and resource economics Research Interests: Agricultural, Development, Environmental and Resource Economics; Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; food and agricultural economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: environmental, energy,and resource economics; food and agricultural economics Research Interests: International Agricultural Development; Food and Nutrition Policy; Rural Poverty Reduction
Per Pinstrup-Andersen - (Ithaca) - (Graduate School Professor)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics Research Interests: food and nutrition policy; globalization and poverty; agricultural research and technology policy
Sharon Poczter - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics Research Interests: emerging markets; financial economics, and industrial organization and competitiveness
Eswar S. Prasad - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics Research Interests: international finance; open economy; macroeconomics of China and India
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics Research Interests: agricultural economics, international economics, public policy analysis
Michael Roach - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management; Agriculture and Life Sciences: management Research Interests: Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Science Policy
David Ezra Sahn - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics Research Interests: applied econometrics and quantitative analysis; economics of development; public policy analysis
Concentrations: Agriculture and Life Sciences: environmental, energy,and resource economics Research Interests: environmental regulation and policy, pollution and health
Todd M. Schmit - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics Research Interests: agricultural marketing and management; agribusiness development; biofuels renewable energy
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: environmental, energy,and resource economics Research Interests: public policy analysis; resource economics; environmental economics; experimental and behavioral economics
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics; management Research Interests: entrepreneurship; small business management
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics; management Research Interests: agricultural finance; farm management and production economics; public policy analysis
John Tobin - (Ithaca) - (Divisional Member)
Concentrations: Agriculture and Life Sciences: management Research Interests: international finance, sustainability, american institute of biological sciences, international chamber of commerce, international environmental law
William G Tomek - (Ithaca) - (Graduate School Professor)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics Research Interests: agricultural commodity markets and prices, including markets for futures and options contracts
Calum G. Turvey - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics; management Research Interests: agricultural finance; risk management; agricultural and food policy
Brian C. Wansink - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics Research Interests: food marketing; consumer behavior; food psychology
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics; management Research Interests: financial economics
Sarah E Wolfolds - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics; management Research Interests: competitive strategy; international business; non-market strategy; non-profit strategy
Joshua Woodard - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Agriculture and Life Sciences: food and agricultural economics Research Interests: agribusiness; finance; risk management; derivatives; insurance; production economics; banking; credit risk; futures and options
Scott E. Yonker - (Ithaca)
Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management Research Interests: behavioral finance, investments