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Christopher Barrett

Distinguished Visiting Scholars

Residency: Oct. 18-21, 2021

Christopher Barrett is a Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management, and an international professor of Agriculture at Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, all at Cornell University.

His research focuses on international development, environmental and resource economics, international trade, markets and price analysis, agricultural production and distribution and applied econometrics. His work considers three interrelated areas: poverty, hunger, food security, economic policy and the structural transformation of low-income societies; individual and market behavior under risk and uncertainty; and the interrelationship between poverty, food security and environmental stress in developing areas.