The Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management is located within two colleges - the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University. Its internationally renowned areas of expertise in food and agricultural economics, management, environmental and resource economics, and international and development economics work in concert to fulfill the school's mission to inform and foster the public stewardship and private management of businesses, organizations, livelihoods, and natural resources.

The Dyson School offers the BS, MS, MPS, and PhD degrees, and conducts frontier research and delivers innovative extension/outreach programs in all four of the school's areas of expertise. The materials archived here represent just a portion of the outputs from those activities. Visit the Dyson School web site to learn more about this work and to access the most recent research and outreach publications.

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  • Do H-2A Guest Workers Displace Native Farmworkers? 

    Kim, Ejin (2019-12)
    There is persistent evidence of acute labor shortage across farms in the U.S. Because of difficulty in finding willing native workers, more farms are resorting to the H-2A program to hire foreign temporary agricultural ...

    Ma, Zekun (2019-12)
    The mandatory genetically modified organism, GMO labeling law has been applied in many food categories but not in alcohol beverage categories. Yet, many alcohol producers differentiate their wines by adding Non-GMO labels. ...
  • Does Watching Mukbangs Help You Diet? The Effect of the Mukbang on the Desire to Eat 

    Xu, Wenzhuo (2019-12)
    While previous literature suggests that food videos motivate people to eat more, many Asian women watch the mukbang, an online eating broadcast where the host consumes large amounts of food, to diet and might get vicarious ...
  • Preferences and the effectiveness of behavior-change interventions: Evidence from adoption of improved cookstoves in India 

    Jeuland, Marc; Pattanayak, Subhrendu; Tan Soo, Jie-Sheng; Usmani, Faraz (2019)
    Preference heterogeneity can influence behavior in economically significant ways, thereby influencing the effectiveness of environmental policies or interventions. We test this hypothesis in the context of efficient cooking ...
  • New York Economic Handbook 1991: Agricultural Situation and Outlook 

    Stanton, B. F.; German, G. A.; Russo, David; LaDue, E. L.; Casler, G. L.; White, G. B.; Figueroa, E. E.; Aho, P. W.; Rasmussen, Caroline; Fox, D. G.; Keniston, M.; Knoblauch, W. A.; Novakovic, A. M.; Putnam, L. D.; Wasserman, W. C. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1990-12)
    This publication contains information pertaining to the general economic situation and New York agriculture. It is prepared primarily for use of professional agricultural workers in New York State. USDA reports provide ...
  • Changes in the New York State Farm Minimum Wage Law: Effective January 1, 1991 

    Maloney, Thomas R.; Embrey, Kay (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1990-11)
    Two specific areas of the New York State Farm Minimum Wage Order are affected by recent mandated changes. They are wage rates (including both regular employees and youth employees) and allowances (including both meals and ...
  • Pro-Dairy Financial Data Collection Workbook 

    Kauffman, Jonas B.; Smith, Stuart F. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1990)
    The PRO-DAIRY Financial Data Collection workbook is designed to guide the farm manager through the data collection ·process necessary for completion of a Cornell dairy farm business summary. It was developed for use ...
  • Farm Income Tax Management and Reporting: Reference Manual 

    Casler, George L.; Smith, Stuart F. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1990-11)
    After a long hassle, Congress and the President agreed on a budget and tax package which they claim will reduce the deficit by $40 billion in the current fiscal year and $490 billion over a five-year period. The package ...
  • Employee Recruitment and Selection: Teaching Manual 

    Maloney, Thomas R.; Gruttadaurio, Joann; Nelson, Walter; Park, Kristen; Petzen, Joan; White, Alan (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1990-10)
    This review of the literature has attempted to acquaint the reader with the concepts necessary for background to the studies of organizational structure particularly delegation as it relates to organizational decentralization. ...
  • Beef Farm Business Summary: New York Beef Cow-Calf Farm Business Summary 1989 

    Nowak Rasmussen, Caroline; Smith, Stuart F.; Fox, Danny G. (Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University, 1990-09)
    The following farm business summary was compiled in 1989 by the Department of Animal Science in conjunction with the Department of Agricultural Economics, using data submitted by thirty-two farmers. All of the thirty-two ...

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