Dr. Peter F Orazem In the News

November 28, 2022
 

University Professor Peter OrazemUniversity Professor Peter Orazem was interviewed by Radio Iowa about how a potential rail strike next month could impact power supplies in Iowa.

October 13, 2022
 

University Professor Peter OrazemProfessor Peter Orazem was interviewed by Business Record for the story "Persisting labor issues are a factor in Iowa’s negative Q2 GDP, economists say." The story focuses on the factors that may have led to Iowa's negative gross domestic product growth in the second quarter of this year.

August 17, 2022
 

University Professor Peter OrazemProfessor Peter Orazem was interviewed by iHeart Radio for the story "Falling Gas Prices Not Affecting Other Consumer Prices," which focuses on recent trends in consumer prices. 

August 02, 2022
 

University Professor Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed by Marketplace for the story "Would government price controls help solve our inflation problem?"

June 03, 2022
 

Iowa State's Community Bank Case Study competition team has advanced to the second round of the competition.

June 02, 2022
 

University Professor Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, was interviewed by Marketplace about the US labor market.

May 24, 2022
 

University Professor Peter OrazemResearchers at Iowa State University found significantly different state tax rates affect where new businesses set up shop near state lines. Their study published in the journal Small Business Economics shows the fourth greatest distortion in the U.S. is between Iowa and its northwest neighbor.

May 05, 2022
 

MIranda Tze and Jackson NovakSeniors Miranda Tze and Jackson Novak presented their Honors project posters at the Honors Program Poster Presentation at the Memorial Union May 4. Honors students elect to pursue individualized programs designed to enrich their educational experiences.

May 04, 2022
 

Miranda TzeEcon Club to Berkshire Hathaway meetingThe Iowa State University Economics Club travelled April 30 for the annual Berkshire Hathaway stockholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.

April 20, 2022
 

Jackson NovakJack Novak, economics senior, made an oral presentation at the 16th Iowa State University Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression April 20.

April 18, 2022
 

Peter F. OrazemPeter F. Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for an April 15 Des Moines Register article, "Sluggish restaurant hiring drags down Iowa's economy in March as eateries struggle to find workers."

April 13, 2022
 

Peter F. OrazemUniversity Professor Peter F. Orazem has been selected to receive the 2022 Faculty/Staff Inspiration Award. He is among five individuals to be honored with the award this year. 

April 07, 2022
 

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed by Marcus McIntosh, KCCI, April 7 about how Iowa's real GDP dropped 2.3% in Q3 to Q4 last year, which looks like the worst of any state.

March 31, 2022
 

Peter F. OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, did two March 29 radio interviews about legislation reducing unemployment benefits in Iowa with:

Linh T, Axios
Becky Phelp, KCRG

March 17, 2022
 

Bank Case Study Team 2022Four students are on Iowa State's 2022 Bank Case Study competition team. They are Caleb Weingarten, economics freshman, Manisha Prasad, aerospace engineering and economics senior,  Jacob Luedtke, accounting senior, and Yonting Goh, finance senior.

February 21, 2022
 

Bobby RicheyMinister Counselor for Agricultural Affairs of the U.S. Embassy, Beijing Bobby Richey ('86 MS economics) was guest speaker at the Feb. 9 virtual Econ Club meeting.

February 15, 2022
 

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was a guest on Iowa Public Radio's “River to River” program to discuss the economy outlook for the state and country.

January 31, 2022
 

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was a featured speaker at the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2022 Forecast Luncheon in January.

January 06, 2022
 

Jackson NovakJackson Novak, senior in economics, has had his proposal "Commodity-Specific Regulation in the Rail Industry" accepted for presentation in an Undergraduate Session at the MEA’s 86th Annual Meetings, March 25-27, 2022, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

November 19, 2021
 

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 18 WOI-TV story, "What impact will the John Deere strike have on other unions and the workforce in general?"

November 08, 2021
 

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 5 Marketplace story, "Deere union remains on strike, holding out for a better deal."

November 02, 2021
 

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor was cited in an Oct. 30 Hindustan Times story, "India needs time-use data for public health management."

October 28, 2021
 

Bill James, Peter OrazemStatistician and author Bill James spoke to the Iowa State University Economics Club Wednesday, Oct. 27 in 127 Curtiss Hall. The audience of about 70 club members and others listened to James speak on Sabermetrics, the statistical analysis of baseball.

October 27, 2021
 

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for an Oct. 27 Yahoo News story, "Historic number of Iowa workers quit in August."

October 21, 2021
 

Peter Orazem, Sam SummersSam Summers ('06 economics, marketing) received the Distinguished Services for the Public Good Award from Iowa State’s Department of Economics at the 2021 LAS Alumni Honors and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 21, at the ISU Alumni Center. The award recognizes outstanding alumni from the department, which is in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

October 18, 2021
 

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for stories on the UAW strike on Deere and the impact this will have on the farm equipment supply chain.

October 11, 2021
 

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, collaborated on a study that looked at the significant but manageable challenges to the seven Iowa communities where coal-fueled power plants are located. The study, titled “The Economic, Fiscal, and Social Impacts of Utility-Owned Coal-Fired Power Plants in Iowa,” commissioned by the Iowa Environmental Council, analyzed the economic impact of the power plants to help local community leaders prepare for the future.

October 05, 2021
 

Killinger talkSeveral members of the Economics Club attended a lecture by Kerry and Linda Killinger Sept. 29 in the Memorial Union Sun Room.

September 21, 2021
 

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was a panelist at The Gazette Iowa Ideas 2021 Virtual Conference, In-Depth Week: All Eyes on Workforce on Monday, Sept. 20.

August 23, 2021
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for an Aug. 23 Times-Republican story, "Iowa unemployment rate and labor go up in July."

August 18, 2021
 

Dr. Peter OrazemThe Program for the Study of Midwest Markets and Entrepreneurship has launched a new website.

July 07, 2021
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, appeared on the July 2 episode of Iowa PBS's Iowa Press.

June 15, 2021
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for a June 14 Radio Iowa story, "$300 federal unemployment bonus ends in Iowa Sunday."

May 24, 2021
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was a guest on the May 21 Iowa Public Radio program River to River.

May 11, 2021
 

Dr. Peter Orazem Peter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for a May 10 Des Moines Register story, "Everybody wants a John Deere tractor. But not everybody wants a John Deere job. Why?"

February 08, 2021
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was quoted in a Feb. 7 Iowa State Daily story, "Understanding the GameStop saga even if you don't understand the stock market."

January 22, 2021
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for a Jan. 21 WOI-TV story, "Fight for $15 minimum wage continues into Biden administration."

January 11, 2021
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for a Jan. 8 S&P Global story, "'A huge shock': December US job losses show a recovery on pause."

October 16, 2020
 

Grant DurbahnMSAE student Grant Durbahn's paper, "The Determinants of Farmland Rental Contract Choice in Iowa," took second place in the 2020 AAEA (Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Undergraduate Paper Competition.

October 16, 2020
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, University Professor, was interviewed for the Oct. 16 radio program Marketplace on the effect of COVID-19 on unemployment.

October 01, 2020
 

Dr. Georgeanne Artz, Dr. Peter OrazemGeorgeanne Artz (1974-2019), Peter Orazem from Iowa State University, Peter Han from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and Younjun Kim from Southern Connecticut State University published the article “Which small towns attract start-ups and why? Twenty years of evidence from Iowa” in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

September 07, 2020
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was quoted in a Sept. 3 Des Moines Register article, " Nationwide is shedding a building in Des Moines. As working from home becomes routine, will others follow?"

June 23, 2020
 

Dr. Wallace HuffmanCharles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences Wallace Huffman was laid to rest at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020 at ISU Cemetery in Ames.

June 22, 2020
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed in a June 22 Des Moines Register story, "8 charts that explain Iowa's economy right now."

June 09, 2020
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for a June 9 Marketplace story, " It's official: We're in a Recession."

May 13, 2020
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, has been recognized by the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost as a faculty member who has demonstrated exemplary mentoring of junior faculty.  

May 05, 2020
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed in a May 4 Des Moines Register story, "Iowa's restaurants, shops welcome chance to reopen, but many businesses and customers still on sidelines."

April 15, 2020
 

Dr. Peter Orazem Peter Orazem, university professor, talked with Robbie Sequeira, Ames Tribune; Trent Rice, WHO Radio; Zach Tecklenburg, KCCI; and Sony Heitshusen, WHO TV, about his analysis of shelter-in-place policies and commuter rates on the COVID outbreak. All are the result of a News Service pitch.

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