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 ...

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