Dr. Wallace Huffman In the News
Wallace “Wally” Edgar Huffman, of Ames, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota.
Wallace Huffman, Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences, is celebrating 45 years of teaching and research at Iowa State University Department of Economics.
Research published in Agricultural Economics by Ying Huang, Renmin University, and Wallace Huffman finds that increased likelihood of SNAP participation reduces women’s obesity.
Wallace Huffman, professor, made three presentations recently:
Wallace Huffman, professor, with Ying Huang, has had the article, “Life cycle models of women’s body mass index and probability of being obese: Evidence from panel data,” accepted for publication in the journal Agricultural Economics.
A recent department Ph.D. graduate, Dr. Yu Jin, has died of cancer. He received his Ph.D. from Iowa State in economics in 2012; David Frankel was his major professor.
Wallace Huffman. "Agricultural Labor Shortages: What do Immigration and Trade Policies Offer?"
Presented at the 2018 AAEA Annual Meetings, Washington, D.C., Aug. 5-7, 2018
Wallace Huffman, professor, has a new published journal article:
W.E. Huffman, Y. Jin, and Z. Xu. "The economic impacts of technology and climate change: New evidence from U.S. corn yields." Agricultural Economics 49(July 2018):463-479.
Wallace Huffman, professor, made two paper presentations:
Perry Warjiyo ('91 Ph.D. econ), a Bank Indonesia deputy governor since 2013, was endorsed March 28, 2018, by the Indonesian parliament's financial commission to be central bank governor, succeeding Agus Martowardojo. Warjiyo was President Joko Widodo’s sole nominee for the role. Warjiyo's more than three decade career at Bank Indonesia began in 1984.
Wallace Huffman, professor, received a Fulbright Specialist Grant for collaboration at the National University of Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina.
Wallace Huffman, professor, recently had a paper published in International Review Environmental and Resource Economics:
Wallace Huffman, professor, presented the following papers this summer:
W.E. Huffman and J. McFadden.“Consumers’ Acceptance of Food Safety Achieved using Biotechnology: Evidence from New Potato Products.” Presented at the American Association of Wine Economists Meeting, Padova, Italy, July 1-3, 2017.
Wallace Huffman, professor, organized a session entitled, “Investments in Public and Private R&D and Contributions to Technology Development and Agricultural Productivity,” at the 2017 International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR).
Wallace Huffman, professor, has been awarded the prestigious Publication of Enduring Quality award by the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association for his co-written book with Dr. Robert E. Evanson, entitled Science for Agriculture: A Long-Term Perspective.
Wallace Huffman, professor, gave an off-campus talk, “Wellbeing and Gross National Income Comparisons for OECD Countries,” to the Department of Economics and Finance, University of Texas-El Paso, El Paso, TX, on April 7, 2017.
Wallace Huffman, “Public Agricultural R&D and Its Contribution to Agricultural Productivity.” Presented at the 2017 NC1034 Symposium on Impact Analysis and Decisions Strategies for Agricultural Research, Tucson, AZ, Feb. 24-25, 2017.
Wallace Huffman, “Investing in People for the 21st Century: Education, Health and Migration.” Presented at the NC1034 Conference on Impact Analyses and Decision Strategies for Agricultural Research, Tucson, AZ, Feb. 24-25, 2017.
Wallace Huffman, professor, has been cited multiple times in the new OECD Report: OECD (2016), “Innovation, Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability in the United States.” OECD Food and Agricultural Reviews. OECD Publishing, Paris.
Wallace Huffman, professor, and Jonathan McFadden have had their paper "Consumer Demand for Low-Acrylamide-Forming Potato Products: Evidence from Lab Auctions" accepted for publication by the American Journal of Potato Research.
Wallace Huffman, professor, talked with Alan Bjerga of Bloomberg News about current prospects for mechanical versus immigrant labor harvesting of fresh fruits and vegetables.
Wallace Huffman, professor, and Jonathan McFadden.
Wallace Huffman, professor, had an article published in the most recent issue of Choices, a publication of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
New Publication: Wallace Huffman, "Issues in GM and Non-GM Coexistence: A United States Perspective." EuroChoices (Special Issue on GMO Coexistence) 15(April 2016): 69-73.