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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

201 Warren Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-7801


Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853

Subject and Degrees

Concentrations by Subject

Applied Economics and Management

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

Faculty

Aaron Ashok Adalja

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: food and agriculture economics, consumer theory, industrial organization, agricultural marketing, food and safety

Jawad Mohmad Addoum

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: portfolio choice, empirical asset pricing, behavioral finance, household finance

Christopher Brendan Barrett

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • 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

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics
  • Research Interests: Development Economics, International Trade and Labor Economics

Kaushik Basu

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics

Zeshawn Afsari Beg

  • Campus: Ithaca - (Divisional Member)
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: management accounting; cost accounting; performance evaluation; incentives; pharmaceutical industry

Garrick Blalock

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management; Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: economics of development; public policy analysis

Vicki L. Bogan

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management; Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: financial economics; behavioral finance; and applied microeconomics

Richard N Boisvert

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; food and agricultural economics; Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: applied econometrics and quantitative analysis; public policy analysis; resource and environmental economics

Christopher D.A. Boone

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics
  • Research Interests: structural transformation, agriculture, economic crisis, inequality

Ho Yan (Nancy) Chau

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics
  • Research Interests: international economics; economics of development; public policy analysis

Howard Chong

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: environmental economics; energy economics; residential engergy policy

Ralph Dean Christy

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics
  • Research Interests: economics of development; marketing and food distribution; public policy analysis

Jon M. Conrad

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics
  • Research Interests: empirical industrial organization/marketing and public policy, empirical applied microeconomics and public policy

Mark A Constas

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics; Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics
  • Research Interests: impact evaluation, measurement, and international development

Harry De Gorter

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; international and development economics; Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; international and development economics
  • Research Interests: Agriculture and trade policy; applied welfare economics; political economy

Geoffrey W Fisher

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management
  • Research Interests: behavioral economics neuroeconomics, consumer neuroscience, cognitive psychology

Christopher M Forman

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • 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

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management; Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: applied economics and quantitative analysis

Miguel I. Gomez

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: marketing; applied industrial organization

Stuart L. Hart

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: sustainable innovation; base of the pyramid; environmental management

John Frederick Hoddinott

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; international and development economics; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; international and development economics
  • Research Interests: development economics; food security and nutition

Byoung-Hyoun Hwang

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: Empirical Asset Pricing

Jennifer Ellen Ifft

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: Agribusiness and Farm Management, Agricultural Finance, Agricultural Policy, Crop Insurance, Farmland Valuation

Justin P Johnson

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: economics and strategy

David R Just

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; international and development economics; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: risk; uncertainty; behavioral anomalies; information

Vrinda Kadiyali

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: empirical industrial organization/marketing and public policy, empirical applied microeconomics and public policy

Harry Mason Kaiser

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: marketing and food distribution; public policy analysis

Sanjiv (Ravi) Kanbur

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; international and development economics
  • Research Interests: public economics; economics of development; agricultural economics

George Andrew Karolyi

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: investment management, international financial markets

Robert Karpman

  • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management

Wayne Alan Knoblauch

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: farm management and production economics

Steven Charles Kyle

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • 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

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics
  • Research Interests: public policy analysis; applied econometrics and quantitative analysis; marketing and food distribution

Aija E Leiponen

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management; Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: economics of technology and innovation; organizational economics

William Henri Lesser

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management; Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics; management
  • Research Interests: technology transfer; intellectual property rights; marketing and food distribution; public policy analysis

Eric E Lewis

  • Campus: 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

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics
  • Research Interests: environmental and energy economics; empirical industrial organization; applied microeconomics

Jurate Liaukonyte

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management
  • Research Interests: advertising; quantitative marketing; empirical industrial organization

C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics
  • Research Interests: environmental and natural resource economics, energy economics, industrial organization, applied econometrics, applied microeconomics

John E. Little

  • Campus: Ithaca - (Divisional Member)
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: investigation, litigation support, valuations of assets in divorce

Crocker H. Liu

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: agency, corporate governance, organizational forms, market efficiency, valuation

Peng Liu

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: real estate finance and investment, secularization, commodity pricing, market analysis and operational research in retail, airline, hospitality and recreational industries

Edward Mabaya

  • Campus: Ithaca - (Minor Member)
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics

John W. McKinley

  • Campus: 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

Edward William McLaughlin

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management
  • Research Interests: marketing and food distribution

Timothy Douglas Mount

  • Campus: Ithaca - (Graduate School Professor)
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics
  • Research Interests: applied econometrics; energy and environmental economics

David Tat-Chee Ng

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management; Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: empirical asset pricing; international finance

Andrew Milovan Novakovic

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: marketing and food distribution; public policy analysis

Ariel Ortiz-Bobea

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; food and agricultural economics; Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics
  • Research Interests: Agricultural, Development, Environmental and Resource Economics; Impacts and Adaptation to Climate Change

Prabhu L. Pingali

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; food and agricultural economics; Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: International Agricultural Development; Food and Nutrition Policy; Rural Poverty Reduction

Per Pinstrup-Andersen

  • Campus: Ithaca - (Graduate School Professor)
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: food and nutrition policy; globalization and poverty; agricultural research and technology policy

Eswar S. Prasad

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics
  • Research Interests: international finance; open economy; macroeconomics of China and India

Bradley J. Rickard

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: agricultural economics, international economics, public policy analysis

Michael Roach

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management; Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Science Policy

David Ezra Sahn

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics
  • Research Interests: applied econometrics and quantitative analysis; economics of development; public policy analysis

Nicholas James Sanders

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics
  • Research Interests: environmental regulation and policy, pollution and health

Todd M. Schmit

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: agricultural marketing and management; agribusiness development; biofuels renewable energy

William D Schulze

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics; Applied Economics and Management: environmental, energy,and resource economics
  • Research Interests: public policy analysis; resource economics; environmental economics; experimental and behavioral economics

Eva M. Steiner

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: commercial real estate, empirical real estate, corporate finance

Deborah H. Streeter

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management
  • Research Interests: entrepreneurship; small business management

Loren William Tauer

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management
  • Research Interests: agricultural finance; farm management and production economics; public policy analysis

John Tobin

  • Campus: Ithaca - (Divisional Member)
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: international finance, sustainability, american institute of biological sciences, international chamber of commerce, international environmental law

William G Tomek

  • Campus: 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

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; management
  • Research Interests: agricultural finance; risk management; agricultural and food policy

Michael Waldman

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: wage and promotion practices in international labor markets, operation of durable goods markets, tying and bundling in product markets, optimal copyright policy

Brian C. Wansink

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: food marketing; consumer behavior; food psychology

Sumudu W Watugala

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: international and development economics; management
  • Research Interests: financial economics

Sarah E Wolfolds

  • Campus: 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

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics; Applied Economics and Management: food and agricultural economics
  • Research Interests: agribusiness; finance; risk management; derivatives; insurance; production economics; banking; credit risk; futures and options

David Brian Wooten

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: consumer behavior, self-presentation in the marketplace, word-of-mouth communications, consumer competition

Scott E. Yonker

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Applied Economics and Management: management
  • Research Interests: behavioral finance, investments