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February 23, 2017

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, assistant professor, is featured in a five-part video series focusing on the history and function of co-ops that is now available through a partnership with the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives.

February 23, 2017

Dr. Herman QuirmbachHerman Quirmbach, associate professor, commented on a proposed bill pending before the State Senate’s Education Committee that would force Iowa’s public universities to base faculty-hiring decisions on applicants’ political-party affiliations. 

February 22, 2017

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed by Paul Davidson for a story in the Wisconsin State Farmer, part of the USA Today network, about how a Mexican retaliation to Trump's proposed border tax could hurt Iowa and other Midwest corn farmers.

February 20, 2017

Dr. Keri JacobsOn Thurs., Feb. 16, Keri Jacobs, Iowa Institute for Cooperatives Economics Professor and extension economist, moderated a session at the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives Annual Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

February 20, 2017

Dr. Leigh TesfatsionLeigh Tesfatsion, professor, has recently published "Modeling Economic Systems as Locally-Constructive Sequential Games," Economics Working Paper No. 17022, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, February 18, 2017.


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