John V Winters In the News
On April 14, 2021, Provost Wickert confirmed that the Board of Regents has approved the following P&T actions: Otavio Bartalotti and Wendong Zhang have been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure and John Winters has been promoted to the rank of Professor, at the start of the 2021-2022 Academic Year.
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!