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Flores-Macías studies Colombian security tax on country's elite

Research by professor of government Gustavo Flores-Macías on Colombian security taxes reveals how the government was able to tax the economic elite to benefit state security.

School of Hotel Administration gala honors two in NYC

Barry S. Sternlicht, founder of Starwood Hotels, and Damian J. Mogavero, CEO and founder of Avero, Inc., were honored at a School of Hotel Administration gala in New York City June 2.

Creative work may help unburden secret keepers

New ILR School studies are the first to show that creative work can be an outlet for the burden of keeping secrets, which has huge implications for the workplace.

ISS funds oral histories, election surveys, other work

The Institute for the Social Sciences has made small grants to advance interdisciplinary faculty research at the boundaries of social sciences, humanities and life sciences.

Message to Johnson, Cornell Tech grads: Make business better

The Johnson Graduate Recognition Ceremony May 23 recognized six Ph.D. and 380 M.B.A. candidates, including 39 students who in May 2014 entered the inaugural one-year M.B.A. program.

Cornell Tech student startups receive $40K awards

Cornell Tech awarded five student startup companies with $40,000 in pre-seed funding and one year of free co-working office space in its inaugural Startup Awards competition.

Revamped food safety course creates certified scholars

The new Food Safety Assurance course in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences offers students practical training an professional certifications that give them an advantage as job applicants.

Production of broccoli on East Coast proves viable

A Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Managementstudy shows new regional production of broccoli in the Eastern United States is economically viable, with no negative impact on consumers prices.

Book details how biofuel policies affect food prices

In his new book, "The Economics of Biofuel Policies: Impacts on Price Volatility in Grain and Oilseed Markets," Harry de Gorter links biofuel policies to turmoil in world markets.