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Economics

Field Description

Doctoral degree candidates must choose a major and at least two minor subjects, one of which can be basic analytical economics. Within the first year of study, Ph.D. students should complete requirements in mathematics and econometrics and pass qualifying examinations in micro- and macroeconomics. Completing those core requirements, and selecting a core committee member, satisfy the requirements of the basic analytical economics minor.

Students interested in this field may also want to consider the Fields of Agricultural Economics; and Management.

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Contact Information

Website: http://www.economics.cornell.edu/
Email: rll35@cornell.edu
Phone: 607 255-4893

429 Uris Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY  14853

Subject and Degrees

Economics

Concentrations by Subject

Economics

  • applied economics
  • basic analytical economics
  • econometrics and economic statistics
  • economic development and planning
  • economic history
  • economic systems
  • economic theory
  • economics of education
  • health economics
  • industrial organization and control
  • international economics
  • labor economics
  • monetary and macro economics
  • public finance

Faculty

John Maron Abowd

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; econometrics and economic statistics; labor economics
  • Research Interests: labor economics; econometrics and economic statistics; managerial economics

Warren Bernard Bailey

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; international economics
  • Research Interests: finance; international finance

Matthew David Baron

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; international economics; monetary and macro economics

Christopher Brendan Barrett

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic development and planning
  • Research Interests: agricultural development; environmental, resource, and international economics

Levon Barseghyan

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; international economics; monetary and macro economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: applied economics; international economics; monetary and macro economics; basic analytical economics

Panle Jia Barwick

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: Industrial Organization, Applied Econometrics, Applied Microeconomics

Arnab Basu

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics
  • Research Interests: Labor Economics

Kaushik Basu

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: economic development and planning; economic theory; industrial organization and control; international economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: child labor; literacy and development

Marco Battaglini

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; economic theory
  • Research Interests: Political Economy

Garrick Blalock

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic development and planning
  • Research Interests: managerial economics; development

Francine D Blau

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: labor economics
  • Research Interests: labor economics; economics of gender; economic demography

Robert J Bloomfield

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics
  • Research Interests: applied economics; basic analytical economics

Lawrence Edward Blume

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic theory; public finance
  • Research Interests: economic theory; game theory

Vicki L. Bogan

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; economic development and planning; health economics
  • Research Interests: financial economics; behavioral finance

George R Boyer

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic history; labor economics
  • Research Interests: economic history; labor economics; history of economic thought

Giulia Brancaccio

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: industrial organization

Murillo Campello

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: econometrics and economic statistics; monetary and macro economics
  • Research Interests: Corporate finance; monetary and macro economics; econometrics

Colleen Marie Carey

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; health economics; industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: health economcis

Julieta Caunedo

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; monetary and macro economics
  • Research Interests: macroeconomics

John H Cawley

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; health economics; labor economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: labor, applied economics; public finance

Ho Yan (Nancy) Chau

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic development and planning; international economics
  • Research Interests: international economics; economic development; applied economics

Yi Chen

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: economic theory
  • Research Interests: microeconomic theory

Stephen Coate

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic theory; public finance
  • Research Interests: public economics; political economy; economic theory

Tommaso Denti

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: economic theory
  • Research Interests: microeconomic theorist; information economics

David Alan Easley

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; econometrics and economic statistics; economic theory; industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: economic theory; financial economics

Ronald Gordon Ehrenberg

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; econometrics and economic statistics; labor economics
  • Research Interests: labor economics; economics of education; applied economics

Gary Sheldon Fields

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic development and planning; labor economics
  • Research Interests: labor economics; economic development; applied economics

Geoffrey W Fisher

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics
  • Research Interests: behavioral economics, experimental economics

Maria Fitzpatrick

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; economics of education; labor economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: economics of education; public economics; labor economics

Robert H Frank

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; industrial organization and control; labor economics
  • Research Interests: behavioral economics; applied economics

Raymond Richard Geddes

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; industrial organization and control; public finance
  • Research Interests: applied economics; industrial industrial organization; law and economics; basic analytical economics; policy analysis and management

Arpita Ghosh

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics

Miguel I. Gomez

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics
  • Research Interests: food distribution and marketing; quantitative methods

Yaniv Grinstein

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics
  • Research Interests: corporate finance; corporate governance

Kevin F. Hallock

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; labor economics
  • Research Interests: applied economics; labor economics; basic analytical economics

George Alan Hay

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: industrial organization; antitrust policy; law and economics

Ori Heffetz

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: behavioral economics; social and cultural aspects of consumer behavior

John Frederick Hoddinott

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic development and planning
  • Research Interests: poverty; food insecurity and under-nutrition; design/evaluation of interventions

Thomas Hoe

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: health economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: health economics, public finance

Yongmiao Hong

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: econometrics and economic statistics; economic development and planning; economic systems
  • Research Interests: econometric theory; economics of China

Jean-Francois Houde

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: econometrics and economic statistics; industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: industrial organization

Ming Huang

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic theory
  • Research Interests: behavioral finance and asset pricing

Darien Huang

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; monetary and macro economics
  • Research Interests: finance

Christopher Huckfeldt

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; monetary and macro economics
  • Research Interests: Macroeconomics

Robert Morris Hutchens

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: labor economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: labor economics; applied economics; public finance

Byoung-Hyoun Hwang

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics
  • Research Interests: Empirical Asset Pricing; Corporate Governance

George Hersch Jakubson

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; econometrics and economic statistics; labor economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: labor economics; econometrics; applied economics

Robert Alan Jarrow

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic theory
  • Research Interests: economic theory; finance

Justin P Johnson

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic theory; industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: applied microeconomic theory; theoretical industrial organization

Thomas Jungbauer

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: economic theory; industrial organization and control; labor economics
  • Research Interests: high-skill labor markets; industrial organization and entrepreneurship

David R Just

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; econometrics and economic statistics
  • Research Interests: agricultural economics; behavioral economics; risk and uncertainty; food and nutrition policy

Vrinda Kadiyali

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: competition in pricing; advertising

Lawrence M Kahn

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; econometrics and economic statistics; labor economics
  • Research Interests: labor economics; collective bargaining

Harry Mason Kaiser

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics

Sanjiv (Ravi) Kanbur

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic development and planning; international economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: public economics; agricultural economics; development economics

George Andrew Karolyi

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; international economics
  • Research Interests: finance; international finance; asset privacy models; investments; corporate finance; corporate governance

Donald S Kenkel

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; health economics; industrial organization and control; public finance
  • Research Interests: health economics; public finance

Nicholas Maximillian Kiefer

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; econometrics and economic statistics; economic theory; labor economics; monetary and macro economics
  • Research Interests: econometrics; statistics; economics of information; search; dynamic programming; financial econometrics

Hyuncheol Kim

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; health economics
  • Research Interests: Health Economics, Development Economics

Catherine Louise Kling

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic systems
  • Research Interests: environmental, energy and resource economics

Pauline Leung

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: labor economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: public economics, labor economics

Shanjun Li

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: environmental and energy economics; empirical industrial organization; applied microeconomics

Jurate Liaukonyte

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: industrial organization; economics of advertising

Claire (Seon Hye) Lim

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; econometrics and economic statistics; industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: political economy; law and economics; applied econometrics

C.-Y. Cynthia Lin Lawell

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; econometrics and economic statistics; economic theory; industrial organization and control; public finance
  • Research Interests: environmental and resource economics, energy economics, industrial economics, applied econometrics and applied microeconomics

Crocker H. Liu

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics
  • Research Interests: real estate; urban economics; corporate finance; finance; investments

Michael F. Lovenheim

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; labor economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: public finance; labor economics; economics of education

Thomas Patrick Lyons

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic development and planning; economic systems
  • Research Interests: economy of China; economic development

Mukul K Majumdar

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: economic development and planning; economic theory
  • Research Interests: economic theory

Robert Tempest Masson

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: industrial organization

Alan D. Mathios

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: consumer protection; antitrust law and economics; public utility regulation; federal and state regulation

Jordan D. Matsudaira

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: econometrics and economic statistics; labor economics
  • Research Interests: labor economics; health economics; economics of education

Roni Michaely

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics
  • Research Interests: applied economics; finance

Douglas L. Miller

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: econometrics and economic statistics; health economics; labor economics
  • Research Interests: applied microeconomics; applied microeonometrics

Tapan Mitra

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: economic theory; international economics
  • Research Interests: economic theory; resource economics

Francesca Molinari

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; econometrics and economic statistics; labor economics
  • Research Interests: econometrics; identification; survey methodology; labor economics

Timothy Douglas Mount

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; econometrics and economic statistics
  • Research Interests: econometrics; energy economics

David Tat-Chee Ng

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; international economics
  • Research Interests: finance; international finance

Sean M. Nicholson

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; econometrics and economic statistics; economic development and planning; economic history; economic systems; economic theory; health economics; industrial organization and control; international economics; labor economics; monetary and macro economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: applied economics; public finance; basic analytical economics

Preben Kristofer Nimark

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; monetary and macro economics
  • Research Interests: Macroeconomics

Edward Donald O'Donoghue

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic theory; industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: behavioral economics; industrial organization; game theory

Maureen P O'Hara

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics
  • Research Interests: financial economics; applied economics

Eleonora Patacchini

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; econometrics and economic statistics; labor economics

Zhuan Pei

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; econometrics and economic statistics; labor economics
  • Research Interests: labor economics, econometrics

Prabhu L. Pingali

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics

Eswar S. Prasad

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: international economics; labor economics; monetary and macro economics
  • Research Interests: international economics; monetary and macroeconomics; labor economics

Marcel Preuss

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: applied microeconomic theory, experimental economics

Armin Rick

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; economic theory; labor economics
  • Research Interests: applied microeconomic theory; economics of information; communication; labor economics; applied econometrics

Evan Riehl

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: economics of education; labor economics
  • Research Interests: labor; education

Gideon Saar

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic theory
  • Research Interests: financial economics; market microstructure; behavioral finance; investments

David Ezra Sahn

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic development and planning; labor economics
  • Research Interests: economic development; economics of health and education; applied economics

Nicholas James Sanders

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; health economics
  • Research Interests: health economics

Richard Edward Schuler

  • Campus: Ithaca - (Graduate School Professor)
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; econometrics and economic statistics; industrial organization and control; public finance
  • Research Interests: public finance; applied economics; regional science; resource and environmental economics

William D Schulze

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; industrial organization and control; public finance
  • Research Interests: experimental economics; industrial organization; public finance; environmental and resource economics

Karl Shell

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: economic theory; monetary and macro economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: macroeconomics; monetary economics; economic growth; economic theory

Robert Stewart Smith

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: labor economics
  • Research Interests: labor economics; public finance

Joerg Stoye

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; econometrics and economic statistics; economic theory
  • Research Interests: econometrics; decision theory

Mathieu Taschereau-Dumouchel

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: monetary and macro economics
  • Research Interests: macro-economist; business cycles

Sharon Tennyson

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; industrial organization and control
  • Research Interests: policy analysis and management; industrial organization; applied economics

Mallika M. Thomas

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; labor economics
  • Research Interests: labor economics

Erik Thorbecke

  • Campus: Ithaca - (Graduate School Professor)
  • Concentrations: Economics: economic development and planning
  • Research Interests: www.people.cornell.edu/pages/et17/

Maxim Troshkin

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; monetary and macro economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: public economics; incentives and life-cycle models

Lars Vilhuber

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics
  • Research Interests: Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics

Michael Waldman

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; industrial organization and control; labor economics; monetary and macro economics; public finance
  • Research Interests: applied microeconomics; labor economics; industrial organization

Henry Y. Wan

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; economic development and planning; economic systems; economic theory; industrial organization and control; international economics
  • Research Interests: international economics; economic development; economic theory

William D. White

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; health economics
  • Research Interests: industrial organization; public finance

Nicolas Ziebarth

  • Campus: Ithaca
  • Concentrations: Economics: applied economics; basic analytical economics; econometrics and economic statistics; health economics; labor economics
  • Research Interests: health economics; labor economics