Applied Economics & Policy

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Shadi Atallah Integrates Biology and Economics to Advance Sustainable Agriculture

10 Under 10 honoree Shadi Atallah, a professor of agricultural and consumer economics, is a teacher, mentor, academic leader, and scientific advisor.

Men gather with livestock in a parched landscape.
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Protecting Livestock and Livelihoods

Cornell dissertations launch a long-term data and economics project to predict and prevent livestock loss and reduce poverty among African herders.

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Dirty Cooking Fuels Pose Major Threat to Infants in India

Dyson School professors Basu and Chau quantify the impact of cooking fuel choice on indoor air pollution and early childhood mortality in India.