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Annual Land Value Survey

October 25, 2016

Dr. Wendong ZhangDr. Wendong Zhang is administering the 2016 ISU Iowa Land Value Survey. This survey will be sent out to farm managers, appraisers, brokers, ag lenders and other agricultural professionals via paper and online for participation from Nov. 1 to Dec. 2, 2016.

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National Bureau of Economic Research

October 25, 2016

Post-Doctoral Fellowship on Innovation Policy

One fellowship will be awarded for academic year 2017-2018. The fellowship consists of a stipend of $70,000, reimbursement for health insurance, and includes an office at the NBER's Cambridge headquarters. Applicants should be recent or prospective graduates who anticipate completing their PhD by June, 2017.

Application Materials Required:

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Congressional Research Service

October 20, 2016

Research Manager, Resources, Science, and Industry Division
Leads the Agriculture and Food Supply Section in the development of policy research and analysis relevant to congressional needs.
Application deadline: Nov. 16, 2016
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Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

October 18, 2016

Summer Research Associate
Recruiting begins in early October for starting positions in the spring/summer of 2017.

  • Direct exposure to bank operations
  • Valuable work experience in public service
  • Developmental workshops
  • Q&A sessions with senior leaders
  • Departmental information and networking sessions
  • Mentoring program
  • Structured capstone experience

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Swenson media comments

October 18, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, replied to several media requests recently:

Sue Danielson, WHO Radio, about Amazon hiring more people for the Christmas holidays and what that might portend for main street business.

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Call for proposals: TAC

October 13, 2016

The CALS Technology Advancement Committee (TAC) invites proposals from faculty, staff, and students that benefits student learning in the college.  Projects funded must spend the funds by June, 30, 2017 and submit 1-2 page report explaining the outcome of the project to the TAC Chair. 

Proposals are due 1pm on Nov. 7, 2016.  Send proposals to Gaylan Scofield, TAC Chair, 0004 Curtiss Hall, ggs@iastate.edu .

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NBER digitization tutorial

October 13, 2016

The National Science Foundation has generously funded two nights of hotel and living expenses for twenty graduate students attending the meeting of the NBER project on the Economics of Digitization Mar. 1-3, 2017 at Stanford University. On Mar. 1 and 2, the meeting will involve a tutorial for economics graduate students to overviews of this young frontier area of research and provide graduate students face-to-face time with research leaders.

The deadline for submission is midnight, EST on Nov. 18, 2016.

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