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Jerry Hass, emeritus finance professor, dies at 72

A finance professor who taught Cornell University’s MBA students for 46 years, Hass died unexpectedly Jan. 22 in Ithaca.

State scholarships don't entice graduates to stay in state

The study was the first to look at the long-term effectiveness of merit-based scholarship programs on residency choices.

Grad students help untangle Collegetown parking

Cornell Institute for Public Affairs graduate students have recommended ways to improve parking management, enforcement and development in Collegetown.

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)