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Macroeconomist Uri Possen dies at age 70

An expert in public finance and monetary economics, Possen worked in the area of Keynesian economics. (Dec. 13, 2012)

Attitudes to organic labels depend on consumers' values

Labeling food as 'organic' may not always lead to a positive impression, according to a recent Cornell study. (Dec. 6, 2012)

Cornell labor archive seeks Yiddish speakers for project

Archives at the ILR School and the University of Warwick, U.K., seek input from Yiddish speakers as translators of documents to keep the language, and labor history, alive. (Nov. 29, 2012)

Economics department gets first endowed professorship

A $4 million gift from Ed Meyer '48 has established the Edward H. Meyer Professorship of Economics, the first newly endowed professorship in the universitywide Department of Economics. (Nov. 8, 2012)

Economists discuss policies, recession on eve of election

Three Cornell economists discussed economic policy in the context of the current recession and the upcoming election at an Oct. 26 panel in Ives Hall. (Oct. 29, 2012)

Hallock demystifies pay in book on compensation

Want to earn more? Learn how your organization's compensation system works and how you fit into the picture, says ILR School Professor Kevin Hallock in his new book, 'Pay.' (Oct. 24, 2012)

Cornell NYC Tech and the Commerce Department partner to spur job creation

Cornell and the U.S. Department of Commerce announced a groundbreaking partnership in New York City Oct. 2 to speed commercialization of ideas generated at Cornell NYC Tech. (Oct. 4, 2012)

CCMR announces fall 2012 JumpStart recipients

Three New York state companies have received funding through the JumpStart program, which fosters industry-university collaborations to support product development, revenue growth and job creation. (Oct. 1, 2012)

Google's Schmidt: Students will provide pulse, heart of technology's future

The technology of the future will come sooner, and be stranger, than any of us can imagine, said Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google Inc., at the Sept. 20 Hatfield lecture. (Sept. 24, 2012)