Gary Lyn, assistant professor, was invited to participate in the Chicago Workshop in International Economics hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago November 15, 2019. The workshop--held once a semester--hosts academic presentations and discussions by leading economists in International Economics.
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Iowa Community Capital was awarded a $139,000 grant from the U.S. Treasury CDFI Program to launch a Community Impact Co-Investment Equity Fund targeting promising ventures that locate in Opportunity Zones and other elgible Census tracts in rural and underserved areas.
As in previous years, the university will reduce services from December 23 through December 27, 2019.
Heady Hall will be considered locked but occupied during this period. If you plan to work during this time, you will be able to enter the building with your access card. There will be no mail service or vending service, and no package deliveries. There should be a reduction of heat in the building, however in the past this has not been significant.
An article, "Why mandate young borrowers to contribute to their retirement accounts?" by Joydeep Bhattacharya, professor, has been published in the journal Economic Theory.
The Economics administrative offices (and all university offices) will be closed and classes will not meet on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.
Department alumnus and Group Vice President and Deputy Director of Research of the Federal Reserve Bank, St. Louis, David C. Wheelock (’82 economics), spoke to members of the Economics Club at a meeting on Wednesday, November 13.
Martin "Marty" Watt started at Iowa State as the new cost center manager for economics, sociology and CARD on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Stop by his office at 108 East Hall and introduce yourself.
Or contact him with any questions at email@example.com or 294-5010.
Kevin Kimle, associate teaching professor, was an invited speaker at the Cultivate Conference, in Fargo, North Dakota, Thursday, November 14. His presentation was titled, "Investing in Ag Tech."
Junior Zack Leist feels honored to serve as a student regent for the Iowa Board of Regents. He is filling the unexpired term of former University of Northern Iowa student Rachael Johnson, who served four years and resigned last March.
Two Department of Economics students are among six students selected as the 2020 Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders. Emerging Leaders were selected from an incredibly competitive pool from all 11 partner universities in the sixth year of the program.
Neil Harl, retired Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University, has been honored by a national organization of estate planners.
Juan Carlos Cordoba, professor, had an article, "The Elasticity of Intergenerational Substitution, Parental Altruism, and Fertility Choice" published in the latest version of the Review of Economic Studies.
Ron Deiter, professor, gave an invited presentation to the Iowa State University Sports Business Club on Nov. 6 entitled “Econ 313 Overview & Investing vs. Gambling.”
The study of more than 200 mid-size Iowa farms found 44% could be classified as having vulnerable liquidity in December of 2018. That was just 31% in December of 2014. ISU Extension economist Alejandro Plastina says several factors have led to the fall.
Three economics department alumni were honored at the Alumni Association Awards ceremony Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 at Scheman.
Assistant Professor Katie Harris-Lagoudakis and husband, Angelos, are proud to announce the arrival of son Tucker Harris Lagoudakis to their family.
Mark Edelman, professor and Community Vitality Center (CVC) director secured $255,000 in SBA and Wells Fargo grants for expansion of Solidarity Microfinance to Ottumwa.