Centers & Institutes

Behavioral Economics and Decision Research

Study a wide variety of economic and psychological phenomena, including behavioral anomalies in public goods, the efficiency of energy markets, charitable giving, the funding of commodity advertising, the causes of obesity, and the impacts of stigma.

Learn more: BEDR

Center for Hospitality Research

Access rigorous and relevant research from leading faculty experts addressing issues of importance to the hospitality industry and related service industries.

Learn more: CHR

Center for Real Estate and Finance

Learn from one of the largest and most esteemed faculty in the world and benefit from unparalleled industry experience.

Learn more: CREF

Fintech at Cornell: An Initiative of the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

Among the world’s most influential research, education, and industry engagement leaders, the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business is preparing students to be fintech leaders and contributing voices in the transformation of the financial industry.

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Food Industry Management Program

Explore food industry education and research in the premier program of its kind in the United States.

Learn more: FIMP

Institute for Behavioral and Household Finance

Explore two important and expanding areas of financial economics through a network of academics, finance industry professionals, government agencies, and other financial research centers.

Learn more: IBHF

Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise

Help pioneer new approaches to business model creation that address environmental and social problems, and learn to create businesses that have the competitive advantage of sustainability.

Learn more: CSGE

Cornell Center for Innovative Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations

Join the hospitality industry’s labor and employment thought-leaders in this unique working environment, which provides forums for both independent and collaborative analysis and strategy.

Learn More: CIHLER

Cornell Institute for China Economic Research

Conduct cutting-edge economic research on the Chinese economy, promote evidence-based policy engagement, and take advantage of unrivaled educational opportunities.

Learn more: CICER

Cornell Institute for Food and Beverage Management

Learn how CIFBM is advancing the food and beverage industry with teaching, research, and engagement.

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Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures

Explore integrated hospitality, policy, and design thinking to enhance service excellence within healthcare, wellness, senior living, and related industries.

Learn more: CIHF

Emerging Markets Institute

Gain a competitive advantage as an expert in emerging markets, with in-depth knowledge of issues related to emerging multinationals, internationalization, and reverse innovation.

Learn more: EMI

Initiative on Responsible Finance

A global leader in expanding expertise in managing the social and environmental impacts of financial activity, the Cornell IRF fosters scholarly research and teaching in impact investing, environmental finance and markets, corporate sustainability, and more.

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Institute for Compensation Studies

The Institute for Compensation Studies™ (ICS) is housed jointly in the ILR School and the SC Johnson College of Business. Founded in 2010 by former Cornell SC Johnson College Dean and Professor Kevin F. Hallock, the Center researches, teaches, and communicates about monetary and non-monetary rewards from work, for individuals, companies, industries, and economies

Learn More: ICS

Parker Center for Investment Research

Gain a world-class education in security analysis and portfolio management using state-of-the-art analytical tools that will prepare you for a career as a business leader in investment research and asset management.

Learn More: Parker Center

Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship

Engage with innovative faculty and entrepreneurs interested in advancing new ventures and offering immersive educational experience in all aspects of entrepreneurship.

Learn more: PIHE

Smith Family Business Initiative

Connect with family business professionals around the world as part of this network of students, owners, leaders, and alumni involved in family enterprises.

Learn More: SFBI

Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

The Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition (TCI) is a long-term research initiative focusing on the design and evaluation of innovative interventions linking agriculture, food systems, human nutrition, and poverty in India.

Learn More: TCI

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Center for Veterinary Business & Entrepreneurship

Looks at the 3D printer used by first year veterinary student Sean Bellefeuille to make custom bones which help surgeons prepare for and perform operations. 1233 on September 10, 2020. Ithaca, N.Y.