News

April 19, 2018

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, had several recent media interviews:

Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times, about the effects of the trade tariffs on the ag economy and on the broader Iowa economy.

April 18, 2018

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, assistant professor, was interviewed April 12 on an ag news radio show on WAXX 104.5 on the new tax laws impacting producers and agricultural cooperatives.

April 17, 2018

Dr. John Crespi, Dr. Lee SchulzJohn Crespi, professor, and Lee Schulz, assistant professor, were interviewed as experts for a U.S. Government Accountability Office Report to Congressional Requesters, "U.S.D.A. Additional Data Analysis Could Enhance Monitoring of U.S. Cattle Market" April 2018.

April 17, 2018

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed for a story on China's proposed trade tariffs in an April 17 story in The Daily Iowan.

April 17, 2018

Dr. Elizabeth HoffmanElizabeth Hoffman, professor, received the IOWAWHE (Iowa Network for Women in Higher Education) 2018 Distinguished Higher Education Leadership Award April 20 at their conference "Finding Your 'Wonder Woman' Within" at St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.

April 17, 2018

Dr. Joshua RosenbloomJoshua Rosenbloom, professor and chair, had his and coauthor Brandon Dupont's article "The Economic Origins of the Postwar Southern Elite" published in the journal Explorations in Economic History 68 (2018) 119-131.  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014498317300311

April 17, 2018

Dr. William EdwardsA new decision-making tool that can help crop and livestock farmers assess the economics of cover crops on their farm is available for free on Iowa State University’s Ag Decision Maker website.

April 16, 2018

Kevin KimleKevin Kimle, senior lecturer, was interviewed for an April 12 story in Clay & Milk on the effects of a potential trade war with China on agtech companies in Iowa.

April 16, 2018

Dr. Chad Hart Chad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in an April 13 China Daily story about the impact on Midwest farmers of China's possible 25 percent tariff.

April 16, 2018

Tom Pohlman, Callen Duffy, James Howell, Tracy BergmanThe Iowa Division of Banking (IDOB) and Superintendent Ron Hansen hosted the annual Day With the Superintendent this week at the Sheraton Hotel in West Des Moines.

April 12, 2018

Isaac Barrash, Lucy Dougherty, Steven ValentinoOnce again, Iowa State has won the Best Delegation award at the Midwest Model European Union competition, this year held April 5-7 at at the Indiana University Memorial Union in Bloomington. Iowa State teams have previously won Best Delegation awards in 2015 and 2016.

April 12, 2018

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, assistant professor, gave a presentation at the Cooperative Network’s Federal Dairy Issues Forum, April 10, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Her presentation discussed the recent tax changes that will impact agricultural cooperatives and their members.

April 12, 2018

Graduation capsThis year, we will be hosting an open house reception in honor of our graduating seniors in Agricultural Business, Economics, and Business Economics on Friday, May 4th from 2 – 4 pm in the Gallery Room at the Memorial Union. We invite you to join us at this event as your schedule permits. 

April 11, 2018

Dr. Perry WarjiyoPerry Warjiyo ('91 Ph.D. econ), a Bank Indonesia deputy governor since 2013, was endorsed March 28, 2018, by the Indonesian parliament's financial commission to be central bank governor, succeeding Agus Martowardojo. Warjiyo was President Joko Widodo’s sole nominee for the role. Warjiyo's more than three decade career at Bank Indonesia began in 1984.

April 11, 2018

Dr. Sonya Huffman Sonya Huffman, adjunct associate professor, will give a talk "Gender Differences in Educational Attainment in the US" Friday, April 13, from 1-2 pm at the Margaret Sloss Women's Center. The talk is part of Feminist Friday - Facilitated Conversations Featured on Gender Equality.

April 09, 2018

Iowa State University has recently partnered with the Wall Street Journal to provide free memberships for all of their students, faculty and staff.
Anyone at Iowa State can visit wsj.com/IowaState to activate their membership.

April 09, 2018

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed for an April 6 Des Moines Register story "Trump's tariffs sow worries among Iowa farmers, manufacturers" by Donnelle Eller.

April 09, 2018

Dr. Alberto DavilaDr. Alberto Dávila ('82 PhD econ) of Edinburg, Texas, professor of economics and lead associate dean for administration, graduate studies and research with the Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, has been named dean of the Donald L. Harrison College of Business at Southeast Missouri State University.

April 09, 2018

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was interviewed for an April 5 Business Record story "Tariff tiff: Midwest braces; who blinks first?"

April 09, 2018

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by Scott Horsley for All Things Considered on National Public Radio on April 6 on "What Impact The Escalating Tariffs Threats Have Had So Far."

April 05, 2018

Dr. Edward BalistreriEdward Balistreri, associate professor has two recent publications:

April 05, 2018

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed for a story "'We Have Always Survived': China Tariffs Target Top Exports — And The Farmers Who Grow Them" on KCUR radio on April 5, 2018.

April 05, 2018

Dr. Herman QuirmbachHerman Quirmbach, associate professor, was quoted in a story by Ryan Matheny of KMAland.com on legislation approved April 4, 2018, by the Iowa Senate legalizing the growing and cultivation of industrial hemp in the state.

April 04, 2018

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was interviewed for a story about the strain for farmers due to China's pork and ethanol tariffs in the Ottumwa Courier April 3, 2018.

April 04, 2018

Dr. Lee SchulzThe farm loss projections of Lee Schulz, assistant professor, were cited in an April 3, 2018 story "Iowa's Hog Farmers are Facing Losses Thanks to Trump's Trade War"  in Bloomberg.

Pages

Subscribe to News