2017 CICER Summer Program

CICER offers an annual Summer Program in Economics and Business. The goal of the program is to help college students in China gain an in-depth understanding of the most important economic and business challenges facing China, the US and the world, as well as acquiring knowledge of the academic environment, culture and social background of the US.  

The three-week program (2017/07/12~2017/08/01) offers courses by prominent professors in business and economics, workshops on graduate school applications, seminars on the US job market and career choices, and extensive field trips to other Ivy-League universities, prominent think tanks, and international organizations in New York City and Washington DC. Students will have opportunities to interact with professionals in these organizations. 

The program offers:

  • Courses and seminars on economics and business by Cornell professors
  • Academic seminars featuring professors from leading universities and institutions
  • Workshops on graduate school applications and career development
  • Field trips to New York City and Washington DC, as well as interaction with professionals

Summer Program Speakers:

  • Prof Matthew Backus (Columbia)
  • Prof Panle Jia Barwick (Cornell)
  • Prof Jerry Hausman (MIT)
  • Prof Andrew Karolyi (Cornell)
  • Prof Shanjun Li (Cornell)
  • Prof David Ng (Cornell)
  • Prof Michael Waldman (Cornell)

Application:

  1. Application deadline: Mar 1, 2017
  2. Please submit your application package to china.institute@cornell.edu with email subject as "SUMMER2017"
  3. Admission requirement: undergraduate student, all majors are welcomed with priority given to Economics and Finance major.
  4. Required application materials: 
  • online application form (link for download above) 
  • undergraduate transcript
  • CET4 and/or CET6 and/or TOEFL/GRE