Assistant professor position in quantitative methods
Screening of applicants will begin Dec. 1, 2020.
JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466016 Date Posted: 11/09/2020
Submission deadline: Jan. 31, 2021
Thanksgiving Break 2020
260 Heady Hall, Office Hours
Nov. 26, 2020 – Dec. 01, 2020
The University has implemented these additional paid holidays on Monday, Nov. 30 and Tuesday, Dec. 1. Normal holiday procedures will be followed on Nov. 26, 27, 30, and Dec. 1.
Economics and Politics of Mega-Firms
February 18-19, 2021 – Virtual Conference
Submission deadline: Dec. 20, 2020
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, was awarded a $39,700 grant funded by Iowa Water Center and Iowa Nutrient Research Center for his project "Environmental Justice for All: Nutrient Impacts on Lake-Based Recreation and Tourism by Rural and Socially Disadvantaged Iowans." Zhang's Co-PIs on the project are Yongjie Ji, assistant scientist, CARD; David Swenson, research scientist; and Xibo Wan, Ph.D. student.
The book, "New Technology and Conflicting Information," edited by Wallace Huffman and Jill McCluskey, has been published by World Scientific. Huffman was working on this volume at the time of his death, June 10, 2020.
Trey Boyle, MSAE student, is the winner of the Barbara and Thomas Lyon Scholarship for the Study of Agricultural Cooperatives for 2019-2020. The $5,000 scholarship is awarded to a promising graduate student in the Department of Economics who demonstrates an interest in the study of cooperative business enterprises, and agricultural cooperatives in particular.
The Tenth Annual AEA Conference on Teaching and Research in Economic Education (CTREE)
DoubleTree by Hilton- Portland
Submission deadline: Dec. 1, 2020
Plenary Speakers include:
Assistant Professor of Agricultural Business
In response to an idea generated by the college’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, an anonymous feedback form has been created. “You are always welcome to reach out to me directly to share your thoughts – I encourage it!” said Dean Robison in his Nov. 13 letter to faculty and staff.
Lee Schulz, associate professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 15 Missouri Farmer Today story, "Domestic meat demand remains strong."
Burnell Louis Deiter, father of Ron Deiter, professor, passed away Nov. 10, 2020 at Epione Pavilion, Cuba City, Wisconsin.
ISCORE 2021 CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) welcomes proposals on race and ethnicity.
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, made a presentation at the 2020 Virtual Ohio Agricultural Policy & Outlook Conference on "China's Agricultural Transformations and its Global Trade Implications" Nov. 9.
Lecturer in Economics
Final application deadline: Oct 6, 2021
Temporary Instructor for Master of Applied Economics Program
L&S Social Sciences - ECONOMICS
Application deadline: Dec 4, 2020
Assistant Professor - Economics Department of Economics
College of Letters & Science - Social Sciences - Economics
Application deadline: Dec. 1, 2020
Mark A. Edelman, professor emeritus presented "Extension Collaboration to Assist AgVets in Beginning Farm Operations & Connecting with Agri-Food Industry Opportunities" at the Emerging Research on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers virtual conference co-sponsored by USDA Economic Research Service and Farm Foundation, Nov. 9, 2020.
From Lisa Stephany: I thought you might be interested in the following funding opportunities. If you are planning to apply for these or any other external funding, I am here to help with your budget and the University approval process. Please email me to let me know how I can help you get started.
National Science Foundation
Law & Science
Funding Opportunity Number: PD-21-128Y
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2021
This initiative will support up to eight research projects on global supply chain risk. There is particular interest in studies of industries that DHS has identified as supporting National Critical Functions (NCFs).
NBER Call for Papers
Immigrants and the U.S. Economy
March 11-12, 2021 – Virtual Conference
Submission deadline: Dec. 3, 2020 via the following link:
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is now accepting submissions for the fifth CFPB Research Conference on Consumer Finance, which will be held May 6-7, 2021. Conference location is to be determined but will be either virtual or in-person at Catholic University in Washington, DC.