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February 14, 2019

Dr. Alejandro Plastina, Dr. Sergio LenceAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, and Sergio Lence, professor, have just published a new article in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics on Feb 8.

February 14, 2019

Due to the recent lapse in appropriations, implementation of the revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 19-1) was postponed. We are pleased to announce that the revised PAPPG will now be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after Feb. 25, 2019.  Significant changes include:

February 13, 2019

Peter Orazem, professor, was one of five speakers who participated in the 11th Annual Economics Humor Session in Honor of Caroline Postelle Clotfelter at the American Economic Association meetings Jan. 5, 2019, in Atlanta.

February 11, 2019

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, associate professor, presented at a series of educational workshops in Iowa, Minnesota, and Nebraska for boards of directors and management of cooperatives. The topics included governance and financial analysis of cooperatives and strategic financial management.  

February 11, 2019

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation will host a bootcamp for entrepreneurship research on May 19 - 23, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Application deadline: Feb. 25, 2019

The program is designed to encourage and connect research with practical problems related to entrepreneurship. Ph.D students and untenured researchers (e.g. pre-tenure, postdocs, and non-university researchers) based at U.S. institutions are eligible to apply.

February 11, 2019

5th International Conference on New Trends in Econometrics and Finance
April  22 - 24, 2019
Athens, Greece

Submission deadline: March 1, 2019

The organizers encourage submissions of papers and posters on any topic within the overall theme of the conference and in the following areas in particular:

Econometrics
Economics
Economic Policies
International Economics
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Industrial economics and regional economic issues

February 11, 2019

Faculty, Finance
Almaty, Kazakhstan
Application deadline: March 15, 2019

More information

February 08, 2019

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed for a Feb. 7, 2019 Sioux City Journal story about the failure of the Iowa bottle bill.

February 08, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a Feb. 7, 2019 story on Radio Iowa on the effect of recent trade tariffs on the Iowa economy.

February 07, 2019

Faculty, if you have ever considered higher education administration (yes, you too could be a chair someday) this brown bag lunch may be of interest. Or perhaps you just want more evidence for why you don’t want to do one of these jobs.

Faculty Brown Bag Lunch: The Gritty Truth of Higher Education Administration: Discerning Your Path
Feb. 22, 2019

February 06, 2019

Adam TimmermanAdam Timmerman, former NFL offensive lineman, returned to the Iowa State campus to speak to Ron Deiter's Economics of Sports class, Monday, Feb. 4.

February 06, 2019

Faculty, staff, postdoctoral associates and graduate students:

Registration deadline: Feb. 22, 2019

The 2019 Iowa State Research Day, hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Research, is March 28 (10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) at the Memorial Union. Registration to attend the event is now open online. 

February 04, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was the subject of the story "Beef, corn survive rocky year in trade" in Ag|Update, Feb. 4, 2019.

February 04, 2019

David Swenson, Dr. Peter OrazemDavid Swenson, associate scientist, and Peter Orazem, professor were interviewed for a Feb. 3, 2019 Sioux City Journal story "Iowa among most at-risk for job automation."

February 01, 2019

Dr. Ron DeiterRon Deiter, professor, was interviewed by Mike Burvee (former student and ISU grad) for a story in the Jan. 30, 2019 Sigourney News-Review titled "Iowa could join progression against illegal sports betting."

February 01, 2019

Summer 2019 Employment Opportunities: Economics Instructors and Teaching Assistants

January 31, 2019

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, was interviewed for a Jan. 30th Ames Tribune story "City of Ames $143M investment in expansion - a sign of changing times."

January 31, 2019

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, July 8-26, 2019

Proposal submission deadline: March 30, 2019

More informationhttps://conference.nber.org/confer/2019/SI2019/call2019.html

The detailed meeting calendar may be found here.

There will be workshops on each of the following topics:

Asset Pricing

January 31, 2019

The third annual NBER Economics of AI conference will be held in Toronto Sept. 26-27, 2019.

Submission deadline: May 31, 2019 http://papers.nber.org/confsubmit/backend/cfp?id=AIf19

Papers and video of presentations at the two previous conferences are available at
    https://www.economicsofai.com/nber-conference-2018/.

January 29, 2019

At its January 22 meeting, the Faculty Senate passed three items, two of which are Faculty Handbook changes.

January 29, 2019

Featuring TEDx speaker Dr. David Buss's talk about human mating behavior. Participate in talks, posters, exhibitions, 3MT and more. Learn how student researchers are solving grand challenges.

  • Get feedback on your presentations
  • Join professional development workshops
  • Engage in a social and networking event
  • Sing, dance or play your thesis
  • Win cash awards, certificates and raffle prizes

Memorial Union
April 10, 2019

Submission deadline: last week in Feb. 2019

January 29, 2019

Faculty, graduate and postdoc students are invited to apply for the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps program.

The four-week program, which starts on Feb. 27, focuses on building entrepreneurship skills and bringing innovative ideas to the public. The Office of the Vice President for Research is sponsoring the program.

More information

January 29, 2019

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research is accepting applications for its 2019 Fellowship Program. Cohort members will be together for three years as they continue through their graduate program.

Students can compete in either of two categories: Stipend plus Professional Development awards (deadline is Feb. 15) or Professional Development only awards (deadline is April 15).

More information

January 29, 2019

AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State University classes will be canceled and university offices closed all day Tuesday, Jan. 29, through noon Thursday, Jan. 31, due to predicted record wind chills. Only essential staff -- including police, food service, security, power plant, animal care, critical maintenance, and snow and ice removal -- should report to work. Supervisors should contact their employees regarding their individual schedules.

January 28, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed for a Public Radio International story "Rust Belt jobs are still going overseas. The impact could be felt for generations," Jan. 24, 2019.

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