Science of Science Funding Initiative
Sher Afghan Asad, 5th year Ph.D. candidate, presented his paper, "Do workers discriminate against their out-group employers? Evidence from an online labor market," at the Advances with Field Experiments 2019 conference at the University of Chicago September 12, 2019.
For junior faculty:
The Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders Award supports tenure-track junior faculty as they work toward achieving tenure. Applicants must successfully pass their third-year review no later than Jan. 31, 2020. The program is open to faculty in any field of the humanities or social sciences; preference will be given to those working on 20th- and 21st-century American history, politics, culture, and society, with emphasis including African American issues, women's issues, and/or higher education.
Designed to encourage original and significant study of religious and ethical values in fields across the humanities and social sciences, these fellowships are available to Ph.D. and Th.D. candidates who expect to complete their dissertation between April and August 2021.
Competition deadline: Nov. 15, 2019.
CALS staff: you are invited to a come and go open house event during CALS week. Come meet your representatives and give us your feedback on P&S issues.
A new section for students has been added to the Library’s Economics Research Guide.
Library Resources in Canvas - Add the ISU Library Resources tab to your Canvas courses to provide discipline-specific resource guides and database lists, along with contact information and an appointment link.
Please join us in honoring our colleagues at the Fall Convocation on Sept. 17 at 4:10 p.m. in the MU Pioneer Room. The program will include brief comments from Dean Dan Robison.
The Office of the Vice President for Research has invited The Conversation to campus on October 15th and 16th. The Conversation is part of a global network of newsrooms committed to unlocking the knowledge of leading scholars across academia and sharing that information with the general public. ISU is a partner institution, granting our researchers the opportunity to write articles on topics relating to their fields that may be read by thousa
Jonathan McFadden ('15 PhD ag econ) was interviewed in the September 8th MSN.com story, "The USDA relocation to Kansas City is ripping apart the lives of its employees.
We are seeking papers or proposals for the second annual NBER conference/publication on Environmental and Energy Policy and the Economy. We will accept six papers for presentation at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on May 21, 2020. The audience will include the professional staffs of government agencies, research institutions, and NGOs focused on energy and environmental policy. The contributed papers will then be published in an annual volume by the University of Chicago Press.
Following a two-year study, six economics nontenure-eligible faculty, now called term faculty, have new titles -- effective July 1 -- and more consistent policies for appointments, reviews and advancement.
Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
Place: Pioneer Room, ISU Memorial Union
Food: Heavy Appetizers
This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost and the Iowa Chapter of the Fulbright Association. There is no charge for this event, and children are welcome!
We invite tenured faculty to apply for a half-time position as the Online Learning Faculty Fellow within the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost office.
Santiago Acerenza, 3rd year grad student, had his paper, "AsymptoticTheory for M-Estimators Under Clustering and with Missing Data," accepted to the 2019 Midwest Econometrics Group Meeting in Columbus, Ohio, from October 11-12, 2019.
- Competitive starting salary
- Tuition reimbursement
- Commuting & health club benefits
- Health, dental & vision insurance
- Matching 401k savings plan
Today is the first day in the office for our new administrative specialist, Rafael Pluta. Rafael is situated in the department main office. He will assume a variety of responsibilities that were previously performed by Becky, Donna and/or Ellen, as well as some new tasks that have been created by Workday.