Swenson on Coralville's tax usage

December 14, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by Maddy Arnold, Cedar Rapids Gazette, about Coralville’s high tax increment finance usage.

He also taped a segment with Andy Peterson, WMT Radio. on consumer sentiment and holiday shopping prospects this year and Rob Dillard, Iowa Public Radio, about the state’s economic outlook.

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European Union - Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

December 8, 2016

Pre-announcement: A Multilateral Joint Call for Proposals on Transformations to Sustainability (T2S)
Climate change, environmental degradation and resource pressures have created unprecedented situations for societies worldwide. Conventional knowledge and capacity building to tackle the challenges associated with sustainability have proven inadequate, and a comprehensive and concerted research initiative is needed to boost research on transformations to sustainability that can catalyse new kinds of solutions to environmental and social challenges.

Responsible Conduct of Research course

December 7, 2016

The Office of the Vice President for Research, in coordination with the Graduate College, offers a one-credit course each semester for graduate students who need to (or want to) complete training in the responsible conduct of research. Not only does this course satisfy both NSF, USDA-NIFA, and NIH training requirements for grants that students may be working on, but it also provides students with a solid foundation of knowledge regarding various topics.

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Swenson media contacts

December 7, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, spoke with Patrick McGroarty, Wall Street Journal reporter, about the Des Moines Water Works lawsuit and the potential consequences for farmers and Iowa’s rural economy.

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Beghin resigns

November 30, 2016

Dr. John BeghinJohn Beghin, professor and Marlin Cole Professor in international agricultural economics, has submitted his formal resignation effective Dec. 31, 2016. He has accepted the department head position at North Carolina State University.

Department holiday party

November 29, 2016

You are invited to celebrate the joys of the holidays at the Department of Economics Holiday Party on Tues., December 6th.

The festivities will take place in 368A Heady, starting at noon and lasting until 2:00 p.m. Come one, come all!

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Dead week study rooms

November 29, 2016

The following classrooms have been scheduled to be used as study rooms during Dead Week, Dec. 5-9, from 5:10 -11 p.m. These classrooms are for studying during that week only, on a drop-in basis. Most of the rooms will hold 30+. There is a total of 10 classrooms:

  • Black 1028
  • Black 1034
  • Carver 0002
  • Carver 0202
  • Food Sc 2311
  • Food Sc 2319
  • Heady 0160
  • Heady 0162
  • Town 0250
  • Town 0270
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Office of Personnel Management

November 29, 2016

If you are a student or recent graduate who is interested in working at OPM, we have a variety of opportunities for you. OPM has developed a new initiative called Pathways to recruit America's students and recent graduates to rewarding careers in Federal public service. Launched by an Executive Order in December 2010, the Pathways Programs allows students or recent graduates like you to gain experience in the Federal government.
More information

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Sejong University, Korea

November 29, 2016

Assistant Professors
School of Business and the Department of Economics
Seoul, Korea

We are especially looking for candidates in the field of International Economics, International Finance, and Regional Economic Integration. Applicants must have a doctorate in a relevant field by the beginning of employment.

Interviews will be held at the ASSA annual meeting in Chicago on Jan. 6-8, 2017.
For more information contact:


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