Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, was interviewed for an article by George Silva in the MSU Extension newsletter about how cash rates should not be the sole factor in cropland rental decisions.
Neil E. Harl, emeritus professor, was interviewed by Radio Station WHO in Des Moines On Oct. 9, on a recent legal case.
Ron Deiter, professor, gave an invited presentation entitled “Some Numbers From Collegiate Sports That Economists & Accountants Should Find Interesting & Maybe Entertaining” to the Accounting & Financial Women’s Alliance (AFWA), Ankeny, IA, Oct. 18, 2017.
Application deadline: Nov. 27, 2017
Ron Deiter, professor, will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Wisconsin, Platteville. Deiter follows Jim Kliebenstein (2011) and Joe Sebranek (1992) to win the award.
Wendy Wintersteen, the dean of Iowa State University’s agriculture college for the past 11 years, is the fourth finalist for the top job at the Ames institution.
The NBER project on the Economics of Digitization will hold a meeting from noon Feb. 28, 2018 through the end of day on March 2, 2017. On February 28 and March 1, the meeting will involve a tutorial for economics graduate students.
Just a friendly reminder to get your flu vaccine through the Flu Shot Clinic going on now. It’s convenient, it’s quick, and it’s free!
Mon.– Fri., Oct. 20
9 am – 4 pm
Room 205 TASF (Technical and Administrative Services Facility)
Dr. Neil E. Harl was interviewed on NPR Oct. 10 on the wisdom of repealing the federal estate tax. Under current rules, a couple owning less than $11,000,000 in assets can escape the tax completely. Those owning more are taxed on a scale up to a 40 percent rate. As would be expected, the super wealthy favor repeal.
Economics of Digitization
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy, Research at Stanford University
March 2, 2018
Appropriate topics include:
AGNR-Agricultural and Resource Economics
College Park, MD
Application deadline: Dec. 9, 2017
All candidates must apply online to both
Upload CV (PDF) and list of three references.
Submit research paper, statement of research and teaching interests, 3 letters of recommendation.
Two GS-14/15 Agricultural Economist positions:
Agricultural Economist (Senior Economist – Agricultural Policy), GS-0110-14/15 position has been posted as AG-OCE-2017-0169: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480953200
Agricultural Economist (Senior Economist – Agricultural Trade), GS-0110-14/15 position has been posted as AG-OCE-2017-0170: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/480954400
Application deadline: Oct. 13, 2017
On Sept. 19, 2017, the U.S. Treasury announced 2017 Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) Fund Awards which included an $80,580 Technical Assistance grant for Iowa Community Capital (ICC) to explore new financial products and new markets in serving target low-income populations in Iowa and collaborating states.
This is the current information regarding course material adoption for Spring 2018 as it relates to the Higher Education Opportunity Act. Please consider the attached items about this policy and consider it as you prepare for spring 2018.
Please note Course Material Adoption Deadline is Oct. 6, 2017.
Director of the Research and Impact Assessment Division
Application deadline: Oct. 12, 2017
Assistant Professor position in Agricultural Economics
Application deadline: Dec. 1, 2017
Science Resources Analyst
The incumbent is part of the Science and Engineering Indicators (SEI) Program within NCSES
Application deadline: Oct. 10, 2017