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

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 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: China Economic Research

Cornell Institute for Food and Beverage Management

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

Learn more: CIFBM

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: IHF

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

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

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 Economics and Consumer Choice

Incorporate behavioral science insights from psychology, sociology, or other social sciences to address shortcomings of traditional economic models of individual choice.

Learn more: IBECC

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

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: Pillsbury Institute

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

Recent News & Highlights

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Research Recap: Study predicts restaurant sales based on customers’ return intentions

January 22, 2020

Alex Susskind and collaborators look at the impact on restaurant sales of customers’ interest in returning versus customer satisfaction.

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Roundtable recap: CIHLER explores the state of hospitality employment

January 14, 2020

CIHLER hosts forum for industry, academe, and employee representatives to address issues regarding the industry’s labor and employment law.

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A refreshing take on labor relations in the hospitality industry

January 8, 2020

Student participants led arguments on hotels' challanges on behalf of labor and management at the Labor Relations in Hospitality roundtable.