"Cornell Professor Steven Kyle on the $787 billion economic stimulus".
Economics is the study of how people allocate resources to maximize returns. Cornell offers a broad range of economics courses through the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, the Johnson Graduate School of Management, the College of Human Ecology, and the Department of Applied Economics and Management. Cornell faculty and students have applied economic principles to study the economies of whole continents down to the individual decisions that lead to obesity.
Founded in 1865, Cornell University is an Ivy League university located in Ithaca, N.Y. Comprising seven undergraduate colleges, a graduate school, and professional degree schools in business management, medicine, law, and veterinary medicine, Cornell offers over 70 undergraduate majors and 93 graduate areas of study. Notable alumni include author Toni Morrison, Bill Nye "The Science Guy", and Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs.