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Christopher B. Barrett is the Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management and International Professor of Agriculture at Cornell University’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. He is also a professor of economics and a fellow of the David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future at Cornell. 

He conducts research in 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.

Barrett has been published extensively and edits the Palgrave Macmillan book series on Agricultural Economics and Food Policy. He has served as president of the Association of Christian Economists and is an elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, and the African Association of Agricultural Economists.He holds a dual PhD in economics and agricultural economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Distinguished Research Affiliate Term
2016-2018
2018-2020

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Simona BerettaMatt BloomCatherine BoltenPaolo G. CarozzaSéverine DeneulinRev. Robert Dowd, CSCDeirdre GuthrieBeth Simpson HlabseDavid HollenbachPaul PerrinSteve ReifenbergIlaria Schnyder von WartenseeClemens SedmakCarolyn WooBruce Wydick

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