John R. Brake

John R. Brake

Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Former Professor
AEC/AFRE Faculty, 1959 - 1981


Ph.D., 1959. North Carolina State University
M.S., 1956. Michigan State University
B.S., 1955. Michigan State University

Professor Brake was at MSU from 1959 to 1981, working in agricultural finance. He had primarily teaching and research appointments. 

He left MSU in 1981 and accepted an appointment at Cornell University in the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management as the first full-time, W. I. Myers Professor of Agricultural Finance. He retired as Professor Emeritus in 1996. 


Student Mentoring

Teaching Experience

  • Professor Brake taught undergraduate and graduate agricultural finance courses for many years at MSU and at Cornell (under construction)

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Publication Listings (with many downloadable)

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