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February 19, 2016

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, will speak at a seminar which is part of the Iowa Corn Crop Fair Series on Friday, Feb. 12 in Shenandoah, Iowa. He will talk about the crop market outlook for 2016-2017.

February 19, 2016

Dr. Wallace HuffmanJin, Yu and Wallace E. Huffman. “Measuring Public Agricultural Research and Extension and Estimating their Impacts on Agricultural Productivity: New Insights from U.S. Evidence.” Agricultural Economics 47(2016):15-31.

February 19, 2016

Dr. Neil Harl"The Small Partnership Exception: An Exercise in Simplicity," Neil Harl, Tax Notes, Vol. 150, No. 2, Jan. 11, 2016

February 19, 2016

Dr. Chad Hart

February 18, 2016

Photo of Dr. Gabriel LadeGabriel Lade, assistant professor, has been awarded one of three $25,000 grants for seed money for the E2e energy efficiency research design competition.

February 18, 2016

Photo of Dr. WintersteenDean of Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Wendy Wintersteen was presented the Distinguished Service to Iowa Agriculture Award by the Iowa Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

February 09, 2016

Photo of Diego Soares CardosoSecond-year graduate student Diego Soares Cardoso has been awarded the 2016 Brown Graduate Fellowship.


He will receive $10,000 on his U-bill, $5000 in August and $5000 in January, should he remain a full-time student in good standing at Iowa State.

February 08, 2016

Photo of Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, assistant professor, received the 2016 Early Achievement Extension and Outreach Award given by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

February 05, 2016

Photo of Dr. Georgeanne ArtzGeorgeanne Artz, assistant professor, received this year's Outstanding Service in Student Recruitment and Retention Award given by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

February 03, 2016

Photo of Dr. Bruce BabcockBruce Babcock, professor, was quoted in an article in The Fiscal Times about how Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's victory in the Iowa Caucuses could affect the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).

February 02, 2016

Emeritus Professors William Edwards and Robert JollyEmeritus Professors William Edwards and Robert Jolly have been selected to jointly receive the 2016 Faculty/Staff Inspiration Award.

The Faculty/Staff Inspiration Award is partially funded by earnings from the Nancy and Richard Degner Alumni Association Endowment.

February 02, 2016

Photo of Dr. David KeiserDavid Keiser, assistant professor, was quoted by Andy Uhler, NPR, this week about wastewater treatment.

Read the whole story.

January 29, 2016

Photo of Dave Swenson, Tom BrokawDave Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Tom Brokaw, NBC News, about the economics of the Iowa Caucuses. Swenson spoke specifically about his 2008 study of the economic impact.

January 21, 2016

image of Peter Orazem and DeAnne Julius Dame DeAnne Julius was honored at an Economics Department reception on Dec. 18 for her distinguished service to the economics profession. 

January 20, 2016

image of Fangge LiuFangge Liu is this year’s recipient of the Cathryn Jacobson Ahrenholz Scholarship. This award recognizes a graduate student in the department of economics who has a strong record of academic achievement, shows exceptional promise, and has a dissertation interest in agriculture. The amount of the scholarship is $3,000.

January 19, 2016

image of Prescott scholarship awardeesJeri Prescott, wife of former faculty member James Prescott, presented the James R. Prescott Scholarship in Economics to two graduate students at a reception in their honor on January 12. The scholarship was established to recognize graduate students who demonstrate creativity in their research.

August 21, 2015

Photograph of John CrespiThe department is pleased to welcome John Crespi to the staff. John comes from the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University and will join our department as a tenured full professor. 

March 01, 2015

2015 Update Newsletter ScreenshotThe Spring 2015 Department of Economics Alumni Newsletter Update is now available, featuring information about the Department of Economics' new recruits.

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