The Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics and the USDA Office of the Chief Economist Office of Energy Policy and New Uses hosted a discussion on “American-Made BioEnergy from Field to Refinery: Feedstock Logistics” on Feb. 17 at the National Press Club in Washington D.C.
Leigh 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.
Alumna Damona Doye, Oklahoma State University, is one of five outstanding AAEA members to be selected by the AAEA Fellows Selection Committee to be honored as the 2017 AAEA Fellows. All of the Fellow recipients have made exceptional contributions to the profession. They are leaders shaping the future of the Association and the field of agricultural and applied economics as a whole.
Dr. Mark Lange, who served as president and chief executive officer for the National Cotton Council from 2003 until his retirement in 2015, is the recipient of the 2016 Harry S. Baker Distinguished Service Award.
Assistant/Associate Professor, Economics
Emphasis in macroeconomics, international economics, finance, and econometrics
Start date: Aug. 20 2017
More information: Mark Juffernbruch, Chair
Economic Research Service
Student Trainee (Economics)- Pathways Intern
Closing date: March 3, 2017
Vacancy Announcement Number: ERS-PATH-0009
More information https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/464500700
Wallace Huffman, professor, has an approved Fulbright Specialist Project for work with the Department of Economics and Rural Policy at the National University of Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina.
Register now for the ISU Faculty Research Day
Scholars from all disciplines are invited to present a poster, deliver a talk, display an exhibit, and meet new colleagues, as you showcase your achievements and explore new opportunities that embody Iowa State’s far reaching research portfolio.
The CALS Graduate Education Advisory Committee is organizing a graduate student recruitment weekend for March 4-5.
The program includes a discussion about housing and the Ames community by a local real estate broker, a panel discussion with current graduate students, a dinner with recent graduates to discuss how their studies propelled them in their careers, and a bus tour of the campus and Ames community.
A crowd of 280 turned out to the Memorial Union Monday night to hear a panel of economics alumni--James Shortle, Penn State, and Sandy Hoffmann, Senior Economist, USDA--discuss policy options and incentives to improve water quality.
Eight Department of Economics students—Kyle Bates, Izak Christensen, Nathan Christenson, DeAnna Hanner, Geordan Hanson, Catherine Isley, Trevin Kennedy, and Brandon Klaes – participated in this year’s Southern Agricultural Economics Association undergraduate quiz bowl competition.
Each year, one faculty member is extended an invitation of membership to join Cardinal Key Honor Society. Cardinal Key is one of Iowa State's oldest and most prestigious honor society that accepts students and faculty who have significantly contributed to Iowa State, and embody the four core values of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character.
We would invite faculty and staff to consider filling out the application. The form is set up so individuals can nominate other faculty and staff or themselves to be considered for membership.
Department Head for Agricultural and Applied Economics
Application deadline: March 22, 2017
Assistant Professor in Macroeconomics (Theoretical & Applied), Monetary Economics, Financial Econometrics, Asset Pricing, Computational Economics, Banking & Financial Markets.
The Jindal School of Government and Public Policy
Sonipat, Haryana, India
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Mary Mosiman, Auditor of State, will be the guest speaker at the Economics Club meeting on Thursday, Feb. 16. Mosiman, a CPA, is the first woman to hold the auditor's office in Iowa history.
Feed Analyst Intern Summer 2017
(Graduate level student)
Application deadline: Feb. 22, 2017
Congratulations to Beatriz and Otavio Bartalotti on the birth of their daughter!
Carolina Pereira Bartalotti was born February 8th at 9:56 pm. She weighs 2.891 kg (6 lbs 6 oz) and measures 49.78 cm (19 ½ in).
Everyone (except Otavio who is "running around like a chicken with the head chopped off") is doing great!