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Christopher Barrett

last updated 7/6/2018

Christopher B. Barrett

Professor at Cornell University

Suite 170 South Salina Street 8, Syracuse, New York, United States
HQ Phone:
(607) 254-4636

General Information


Editor - American Journal of Agricultural Economics

Chair - The International Committee


A. B.Princeton

M. S.Oxford

Ph. D.

dual Ph. D.University of Wisconsin-Madison


Associate Editor Or Editorial Board Member - The African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Chair of the Social Science Stripe Review Panel, Member of Advisory Boards - Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research

Advisory Board Member - Metanexus Institute

Board Member - Research Network

Advisor - Firm Behavior

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Choices Magazine Online

Erin C. Lentz and Christopher B. Barrett
Christopher B. Barrett (cbb2@cornell.edu) is the David J. Nolan Director and Stephen B. & Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management and International Professor in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, and Professor, Department of Economics, Cornell University, Ithaca. Erin C. Lentz and Christopher B. Barrett

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Barrett, Christopher | CHANS-Net: The International Network of Research on Coupled Human and Natural Systems

Christopher Barrett's CV
Chris Barrett is the Stephen B. and Janice G. Ashley Professor of Applied Economics and Management and International Professor of Agriculture in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University where he also serves as the David R. Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future's Associate Director for Economic Development Programs and the Director of the Cornell Institute for International Food, Agriculture and Development's initiative on Stimulating Agricultural and Rural Transformation. He holds degrees from Princeton (A.B. 1984), Oxford (M.S. 1985) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison (dual Ph.D. 1994). At Cornell, he teaches undergraduate courses on Contemporary Controversies in the Global Economy and Comparative Perspective on Poverty Reduction Policy, as well as graduate courses on the Microeconomics of International Development and Food Systems and Poverty Reduction. Professor Barrett has published or in press 13 books and more than 230 journal articles or book chapters. He has been principal investigator (PI) or co-PI on more than $24 million in extramural research grants from the National Science Foundation, The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Rockefeller Foundation, USAID and other sponsors. He has supervised more than 55 graduate students and post-docs, many of whom are now on leading faculties and in research institutes worldwide. He served as editor of the American Journal of Agricultural Economics from 2003-2008, is presently an associate editor or editorial board member of the African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, the Egerton (Kenya) Journal of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, the European Review of Agricultural Economics, Food Security, the Journal of African Economies, the Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, the Journal of Development Studies and World Development, and was previously President of the Association of Christian Economists. He has served on a variety of boards and has won several university, national and international awards for teaching, research and public outreach. In 2010, Professor Barrett was elected a Fellow both of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association and of the African Association of Agricultural Economists. He, his wife and their five children live in Lansing, NY. Research Interests: poverty, food insecurity, economic policy and the structural transformation of low-income societies; individual and market behavior under risk and uncertainty; the interrelationship between poverty, food insecurity and environmental stress in developing areas Home Page: Christopher Barrett's website Publications:

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Leadership | International | AAEA

Chair-elect:Chris Barrett, Cornell U

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