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.
Economics 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.
Each spring, the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated exemplary mentoring of junior faculty.
The AMMO club recently elected new officers for the 2016-2017 year.
The 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:
Dave Swenson, associate scientist, was a guest on Iowa Public Television’s “Iowa Press” program discussing various economic issues.
"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
"Opportunities for advances in climate change economics" in Science magazine. Ivan Rudik
Ivan Rudik, assistant professor, was interviewed for an article by ISU News Service about assessing the costs of climate change.
Three 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.
Undergrad students Anthony Sax and Jack Fischer presented papers this week at the Midwest Economics Association Meeting in Evanston, Illinois.
David 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.
Catherine Kling, director of CARD, announced Matthew Clancy and Younjun Kim as the recipients of the third annual CARD Award for Best PhD Dissertation in Agricultural, Environmental, and Energy Economics Policy.
The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program offers teaching, research, or combination teaching/research awards in over 125 countries for the 2017-2018 academic year. Higher education faculty and administrators as well as professionals, independent scholars, artists, journalists, scientists, lawyers, and accomplished scholars from other professions are encouraged to apply.
Application deadline: Aug. 1, 2016