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A row of lit candles in a black room.

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Gerald White, a professor emeritus of agricultural economics in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management whose research supported fruit growers and winemakers in New York state and around the world, died April 14, 2023, in...

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Applied Economics
portrait of Alan Pinto

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Pinto, a postdoctoral research associate, began working with Cornell University Professor Miguel Gomez, Ph.D., in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management last year, where he contributed to an economic analysis of on-farm...
  • New York State Integrated Pest Management
  • Applied Economics
The outside of the Biotechnology Building on a grey cloudy day. It is a building with five floors, peach concrete walls, and sixteen windows per floor covering the entire span of the building.

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Campus engineers have verified that the building – tailored for energy efficiency, including a recent retrofit of four rooftop exhaust stacks to recover heat – now saves the university nearly $670,000 a year.

  • Energy
  • Biology
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The findings The study identifies stark discrepancies in food production data worldwide, notably within livestock, fisheries, and aquaculture sectors. These sectors experience pronounced data gaps, especially at national and local levels, due to...
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
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Speaker, Jovan Lewis

Seminar

Seminar in Critical Development Studies hosted by Cornell Global Development and the Graduate Field of Development Studies Abstract: In this talk, I think through the history of Greenwood, Tulsa, Oklahoma, more famously known as Black Wall...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Applied Economics
Speaker, Kyle Davis

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Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series Sustainable food systems aim to provide sufficient and nutritious food, while maximizing climate resilience and minimizing environmental impacts. Yet historical practices, notably the...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Development