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April 28, 2016

Global Games conference attendeesDepartment hosts conference

Global Games in Ames, an economic theory conference organized by Associate Professor David Frankel, was held on April 8 and 9, 2016 in Heady Hall.

April 28, 2016

There will be a planned power outage affecting Heady Hall on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, from 5-9 pm.

April 27, 2016

Dr. John LawrenceJohn Lawrence, CALS associate dean, was quoted in an article for the April 20 issue of the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman.

April 27, 2016

Dr. Quinn Weninger

April 25, 2016

Dr. Neil HarlNeil Harl, emeritus professor, was quoted in an article in Iowa Farmer Today, saying he has concerns about intellectual property and anti-trust issues.

April 25, 2016

Monsanto Graduate Student Scholarship
Application deadline: May 1, 2016
http://www.monsanto.com/careers/pages/student-scholarships.aspx

April 19, 2016

President Steven Leath has named Catherine Kling to the President’s Chair in Environmental Economics for her exemplary performance and contributions to natural resources and environmental economics. Kling was honored April 15 at a medallion ceremony during the ISU Foundation Governors luncheon.

April 19, 2016

Onalie AriyabandhuEconomics alumna, Onalie Ariyabandhu was named a 2016 Iowa STATEment maker for her work in the areas of health, education, gender equity, and religious tolerance in her native Sri Lanka.

April 19, 2016

Sergio Lence, Chad HartEach spring, the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated exemplary mentoring of junior faculty.

April 19, 2016

AMMO officers 16-17The AMMO club recently elected new officers for the 2016-2017 year.

April 19, 2016

ISU NAMA student chapterThe Iowa State student chapter of the National Agri-Marketing Association was awarded the following at the 2016 National Agri-Marketing conference in Kansas City last week:

April 19, 2016

David SwensonDave Swenson, associate scientist, was a guest on Iowa Public Television’s “Iowa Press” program discussing various economic issues.

April 15, 2016

Dr. Wendong ZhangPublications:


"Spatial Heterogeneity, Accessibility, and Zoning: An Empirical Investigation of Leapfrog Development" was just accepted by Journal of Economic Geography and it is now in press and online at https://academic.oup.com/joeg/article-abstract/17/3/547/2930549/Spatial-Heterogeneity-Accessibility-and-Zoning-An

April 15, 2016

Dr. Ivan Rudik"Opportunities for advances in climate change economics" in Science magazine. Ivan Rudik

 

April 15, 2016

Dr. Ivan RudikIvan Rudik, assistant professor, was interviewed for an article by ISU News Service about assessing the costs of climate change.

April 13, 2016

Photo of Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, assistant professor, was interviewed for an article in the Globe Gazette about whether Prestage Farms will find adequate supply of hogs for its proposed plant in Mason City.

April 13, 2016

Ebby Luvaga, Celina Young, Trey Forsyth, Joni ErwinThree ag business students, Celina Young, Trey Forsyth, and Joni Erwin, were inducted into Cardinal Key on Sunday, April 10, 2016. Dr. Ebby Luvaga, a member of Cardinal Key, currently serves as one of honorary advisers.

April 11, 2016

David SwensonDave Swenson, associate scientist, did an on-camera interview with David Geiger, WHO TV Agribusiness Report, about Swenson’s report on the USDA local foods economic evaluation toolkit.

April 11, 2016

Dr. Mike Duffy

April 06, 2016

Chad Hart, associate professor was interviewed for the Agribusiness Report about the changes in crop ins

April 06, 2016

Dr. John LawrenceJohn Lawrence, associate dean, was interviewed by Betsy Freese of Successful Farming for an article on the state of agriculture in 2016.

April 06, 2016

Anthony Sax, Jack FischerUndergrad students Anthony Sax and Jack Fischer presented papers this week at the Midwest Economics Association Meeting in Evanston, Illinois.

April 05, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist,  was interviewed by Joe Gardyasz, of the Des Moines Business Record, who had questions about the manufacturing skills gap and whether research substantiates anecdotal claims of firms having trouble finding qualified employees.

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