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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
An article "3 reasons Midwest farmers hurt by the U.S.-China trade war still support Trump” written by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, has been published on The Conversation.
Members of the economics department celebrated with Becky Olson, CARD graphic designer, on her last day of work with Iowa State University.
The Ag Business Club at Iowa State University visited six organizations during their annual Fall Industry Tour in September.
The Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL) released a new report by David Swenson, associate scientist, that showcases the not-for-profit credit union industry's economic contribution to the state, according to an Oct. 31 story.
A new face has joined the Heady and East IT tech team recently. Blake Fisher is a freshman majoring in software engineering.