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November 30, 2021

The National Bureau of Economic Research is offering several fellowship opportunities for dissertation writers and post-docs in the 2022-23 academic year that might may be of interest to current students and recent graduates.

Application deadline: Dec. 9, 2021

Further details, and application directions, may be found at  https://www.nber.org/career-resources/calls-fellowship-applications

November 29, 2021

Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was quoted in a Nov. 25 Axios story, "How America's turkey supply chain brings birds to your table."

November 29, 2021

Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 27 Iowa Farmer Today story, "Iowa State economist covers ground on global trade topics."

November 29, 2021

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed during a recent Iowa PBS Iowa Press program on the federal government's plan to spend $150 million to expand small meat lockers.

November 29, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, associate professor, was a guest on the Nov. 29 Iowa Farm Bureau podcast, "What’s driving rising farmland prices? | The Spokesman Speaks Podcast, Episode 88."

November 29, 2021

The Center for Retirement Research is accepting applications to the Steven H. Sandell Grant Program (supporting junior or non-tenured scholars) and the Dissertation Fellowship Program (supporting Ph.D. candidates).

November 29, 2021

Otavio Bartalotti, Desire KedagniA paper by Otavio Bartalotti, associate professor, and Desire Kedagni, assistant professor, "Identifying Marginal Treatment Effects in the Presence of Sample Selection," was accepted for publication in The Journal of Econometrics.

November 22, 2021

Bobby MartensBobby Martens, associate professor, was quoted in a Nov. 21 Gazette article, "Farmers caught in supply chain pinch, too."

November 22, 2021

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed for a Nov. 19 WOI TV story, "'Instead of beef, I switch to pork': ISU economist reveals tips to manage inflation."

November 19, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, associate professor, spoke about the meeting between President Joe Biden and President Xi Jinping Monday at the “Harvest Marketing Insights & China’s Commodity Appetite” webinar, according to a Nov. 17 Successful Farming story.

November 19, 2021

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, spoke about 2021 harvest numbers at the “Harvest Marketing Insights & China’s Commodity Appetite” webinar, according to a Nov. 17 Successful Farming story.

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 18, 2021

NBER Call for Small Grant Proposals – Economics of Digitization
Deadline:  January 4, 2022

The NBER, with generous support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, seeks proposals for research grants for projects related to the Economics of Digitization.  Grant requests may be for up to $15,000 each. The grants will support projects that can be carried out during the calendar year 2022.

November 18, 2021

Gallagher receptionOn Nov. 16, 2021, the Department of Economics held a reception to honor Paul Gallagher, retired professor, on his retirement from Iowa State.

November 18, 2021

Kabe BoysenKabe Boysen, ag bus junior, was in Indianapolis recently representing Iowa FFA in the National Officer Candidate Process. He was among 37 FFA members nationwide that have been selected to vie for national office at the 94th National FFA Convention and Expo, held October 27-30.

November 18, 2021

Mark EdelmanMark Edelman, emeritus professor, was quoted in a Nov. 12 Iowa City Press-Citizen story, "'Johnson County is just the start': New group wants to lift Iowa Black-owned businesses."

November 17, 2021

Adam KnoblockAdam Knoblock, ag business sophomore, has been selected as a 2022 Farm Foundation Cultivator, and is invited to their semi-annual Round Table Meeting at the Opal Grand Resort and Spa.

November 17, 2021

Regulatory agencies have recently indicated a need to document investigator familiarity with responsibilities associated with sponsored work. As a result, Iowa State University Finance Service Delivery and the Office of the Vice President for Research have developed an investigator responsibility overview training module. All Principal Investigators with active or new awards are required to complete the approximately 35-minute training no later than January 1, 2022.

November 17, 2021

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Energy Justice & Public Finance

With partners in a new community-driven research project from Little Big Horn College, University of Wyoming (R. Coupal!), and the Center for American Progress, I hope to recruit a post-doctoral researcher for an exciting 2-year position beginning in 2022. The position has been approved but is not yet posted on the MSU web site. I urge interested candidates to reach out to me if you wish to learn more.

November 17, 2021

Hunter CrawfordHunter Crawford, ag business senior, has been elected as a member of the ISU Alumni Association Board of Directors.

November 17, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, associate professor, was interviewed in a Nov. 16 NPR story, "A giant investment firm paid a university to study one of its biggest assets — farmland."

November 16, 2021

Master of Science in the Department of Economics, Iowa State University

November 15, 2021

Dr. Neil HarlIowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen wrote a guest column for the Nov. 14 Des Moines Register about the late Dr. Neil Harl's role at Iowa State.

November 12, 2021

Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 11 KCCI story, "KCCI Investigates: Beef prices reaching near-record levels."

November 11, 2021

This year's James R. Prescott Scholarship in Economics recipients are Kyunghoon Ban, Xiaoyin Li, Nieyan Cheng and Jun Yeong Lee, who are being recognized for creative papers in their research portfolios.

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