John V Winters In the News
Professor John Winters spoke with the Iowa State Daily for the article "Iowa Senate passes child labor law changes amid concerns."
Professor John Winters was interviewed by Wallet Hub for the story "States Where Unemployment Claims Are Decreasing the Most," which looks at recent unemployment trends in the United States.
Professor John Winters was interviewed by The Gazette for the story "Iowa could see unemployment rise from Fed's inflation-fighting."
Professor John Winters was quoted in the Cedar Rapids Gazette story "Iowa’s ‘brain drain’ among worst in U.S., analysis shows." The story focuses on Iowa's "Brain Drain"—measured as the difference between the number of college graduates Iowa produces and the number of college graduates living in the state—which is considered one of the worst in the nation.
John V Winters, professor, had an article accepted and published by the Journal of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association. "Minimum wages and restaurant employment for teens and adults in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas" focuses on m
Professor John Winters was interviewed by the Chronicle of Higher Education for the article "Will the Fall of ‘Roe’ Change the College-Going Landscape?
John Winters, professor, had a co-authored paper accepted at Regional Science and Urban Economics (already online and assigned the July issue): https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166046222000199?dgcid=coauthor
A study by John Winters, professor, and Jun Yeong Lee, PhD candidate, reveals the ratio of immigrants who are self-employed vs. paid-employed is much higher in parts of the country with warmer January temperatures (i.e., the South) and lower in colder areas (i.e., the Midwest).
"The unemployment rate for 2022 will depend on COVID variants and policy responses, and there is much uncertainty in those. That said, the economy is currently quite strong and I expect that will likely continue through 2022. I think we will be close to the pre-pandemic unemployment rate of 3.5% by the end of 2022."
The Program for the Study of Midwest Markets and Entrepreneurship has launched a new website.
John Winters, professor, was interviewed for an Aug. 16 Sioux Falls Argus Leader story, "How to rent in a packed Sioux Falls apartment and townhome market."
According to a study by Iowa State University researchers, disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic caused high school completion rates in the United States to increase considerably in 2020 compared to previous years.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused huge numbers of employees of restaurants, grocery stores, and food manufacturers to seek employment in other industries or leave the workforce altogether according to research by John Winters, associate professor.
A report written by John Winters, associate professor, "What You Make Depends on Where You Live: College Earnings Across States and Metropolitan Areas," was cited in a June 8 Wall Street Journal op ed piece, "The Unequal American City."
He said it is common for gas stations in small- to medium-sized cities, like Marshalltown, not to compete aggressively.
John V. Winters, associate professor, was awarded the Georgescu-Roegen Prize in Economics 2018 Runner-Up for his article titled The Puzzling Pattern of Multiple Job Holdings across U.S. Labor Markets. Southern Economic Journal 84(1): 26-51. Winters coauthored the paper with Barry Hirsch and Muhammad Husain.
John Winters, associate professor, won the Geoffrey J.D. Hewings Award at the 2018 North American conference of the Regional Science Association International, the North American Regional Science Council Nov. 7-10, 2018.
Several department faculty members were interviewed for a Quad-City Times story on how the new Costco wholesale store opening in Davenport raised its hourly starting wage this year to $14, nearly twice the minimum wage.
The department welcomes four new faculty members joining us for 2018 fall semester. Be sure to stop in and welcome them to the department!