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May 22, 2020

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, authored a new new report, "Farm Income in Iowa" outlining trends, characteristics, and dynamics of farm income in Iowa.

May 21, 2020

Paul Olson Paul Olson, son of former CARD graphic designer Becky Olson and her husband Ray, moved from this life to life eternal May 9, 2020 at MercyOne Medical Center in Des Moines after medical complications. Due to federal and state guidelines for COVID-19, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

May 21, 2020

Dr. Gary Lyn Gary Lyn, assistant professor, had his paper, "Climate Contagion: Temperature and Growth in Spatial General Equilibrium" with coauthors Ariel Ortiz-Bobea (Cornell) and Ivan Rudik (Cornell), presented virtually at the Global Open Series in Environmental Economics May 20..

May 19, 2020

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in a May 19 Mother Jones story, "When Meat Plants Close Down, Farmers Have to Kill Thousands of Piglets."

May 19, 2020

Dr. John WintersA report released May 19 by John Winters, associate professor, was cited in a Forbes online story, "New Report: The Size Of The College Earnings Premium Depends On Where You Live."

May 18, 2020

Raj Chandra, Jiwon Lee, Haoran Li, and Liyuan MaThe graduate student Prescott Scholarship recipients for 2019-2020 are Raj Chandra, Jiwon Lee, Haoran Li, and Liyuan Ma.

May 18, 2020

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was interviewed for a May 15 Meat+Poultry story, "Meat prices expected to rise as supply continues to decrease."

May 18, 2020

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Michael Crumb, Des Moines Business Record, for a May 15 story, "Coping with Covid-19: Uncertainty surrounds economic recovery from coronavirus pandemic."

May 18, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed on a May 14 High Plains Public Radio program, "Outlook For Corn And Soybeans Isn’t Great, But It Could Have Been Worse."

May 18, 2020

Xiaolan WanFirst year PhD student Xiaolan Wan has had her paper, "Market reaction to the international acquisitions by Chinese firms: The role of potential intelligence sourcing and preannouncement," published in Chinese Management Studies in April 2020.

May 18, 2020

COVIDMembers of the Center for Agricultural Research and Rural Development (CARD) and the Department of Economics have launched a new resource website with COVID-related research, information, and resources that examines the impacts of the pandemic on local, regional, and global economies.

May 18, 2020

Dr. Joshua RosenbloomJoshua Rosenbloom has been reappointed for a second five-year term as chair of the Department of Economics. Joshua enjoys the strong support of faculty and staff, as evidenced by the survey created, administered, and distributed by the Economics Council. Survey results showed that he has done an excellent job leading the department over the past five years and we look forward to his good work during his second term.

May 15, 2020

Dr. Leigh TesfatsionLeigh Tesfatsion, emerita professor, has had a new book published by Wiley/IEEE Press.

May 14, 2020

Iowa State University’s Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is currently accepting applications for a new research seed funding program dedicated to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

May 14, 2020

This is an opportunity for students, faculty, or companies with focus on economic recovery in the casino, food & beverage, hospitality, sports & entertainment, or travel industries.

The Lee Business School at UNLV and the Ted and Doris Lee Family Foundation have created a $1M Lee Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship with the goal of discovering solutions & providing funding for the process to bring ideas rapidly to market.

May 14, 2020

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching is offering three professional development programs designed to enhance teaching effectiveness, improve student learning, and promote the scholarship of teaching and learning. 

Application deadline for all programs: June 1, 2020

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 13, 2020

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, has won the university-wide 2020 Exemplary Faculty Mentor Award.

May 12, 2020

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in a May 11 Feedstuffs story, "Congress, NPPC seek ways to support producers euthanizing hogs."

May 11, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed May 10 by hosts Gemma Gaudette of Boise State Public Radio and Charity Nebbe of Iowa Public Radio as they took an inside look at the pandemic's impact on our food system, "Is the U.S. food supply chain in trouble?"

May 08, 2020

Roger UnderwoodA letter penned by alumnus Roger Underwood ('80 ag business) was published in the May 6 Ames Tribune with the title, "Strong Leaders Will Make Us Stronger Than Ever."

May 08, 2020

Ebby Luvaga, Amy Brandau In a statement released April 10, President Wendy Wintersteen announced that al

May 08, 2020

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was interviewed for a May 7 Marketplace story, "Imports way off as COVID-19 slams into U.S.-China trade."

May 07, 2020

Dr. GianCarlo MoschiniGianCarlo Moschini, professor, is the recipient of the 2020 Quality of Research Discovery Award from the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA).

May 07, 2020

The fourth annual NBER Economics of AI conference will now be held  virtually on 24-25 September 2020. Papers and video from the 2019 conference are available at https://www.economicsofai.com/nber-conference-toronto-2019.
   

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