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November 21, 2019

Dr. Alejandro Plastina, Wendiam SawadgoAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, and Wendiam Sawadgo, 5th year Ph.D. student, presented on Farmland Ownership and Environmental Impacts at the Annual Agriculture Conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

November 21, 2019

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November 21, 2019

Dr. Gary LynGary 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. 

November 21, 2019

Nominate a P&S colleague or group for a Professional and Scientific Council CYtation Award!
Nomination deadline: 11:59 p.m. December 1

The following Professional and Scientific Council CYtation Awards are available:

November 19, 2019

Dr. Mark Edelman, Sandra BurkeIowa 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.

November 19, 2019

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.

November 18, 2019

Dr. Joydeep BhattacharyaAn article, "Why mandate young borrowers to contribute to their retirement accounts?" by Joydeep Bhattacharya, professor, has been published in the journal Economic Theory.

November 15, 2019

Dr. Alejandro Plastina, Dr. Chad HartAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, and Chad Hart, associate professor, were interviewed for a November 15 Des Moines Register story, "ISU report: Iowa farm finances continue to erode, with 44% of growers struggling to cover costs."

November 15, 2019

Sher Aghan AsadResearch done by PhD candidate Sher Afghan Asad and Joydeep Bhattacharya, professor, was mentioned in a Nov.

November 14, 2019

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.

November 14, 2019

Dr. David WheelockDepartment 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.

November 14, 2019

Marty WattMartin "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 mdwatt@iastate.edu or 294-5010.

November 14, 2019

Kevin KimleKevin 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."

November 14, 2019

Zack LeistJunior 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.

November 13, 2019

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was quoted in a  November 13 Newsmax.com story, "In Early Voting States, Economy Working in Trump's Favor."

November 12, 2019

Brooke Beinhart, Rachel GroberTwo 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.

November 12, 2019

Dr. Neil HarlNeil 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.

November 11, 2019

Fall 2019 Ag Policy ReviewThe Fall 2019 CARD Agricultural Policy Review is now available.

Visit CARD's website.

November 08, 2019

Dr. Ron DeiterRon Deiter, professor, gave an invited presentation to the Iowa State University Sports Business Club on Nov. 6 entitled “Econ 313 Overview & Investing vs. Gambling.”

November 08, 2019

Dr. Alejandro PlastinaThe 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.

November 05, 2019

Three economics department alumni were honored at the Alumni Association Awards ceremony Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 at Scheman.

November 05, 2019

Tucker Harris LagoudakisAssistant Professor Katie Harris-Lagoudakis and husband, Angelos, are proud to announce the arrival of son Tucker Harris Lagoudakis to their family.

November 04, 2019

Dr. Mark EdelmanMark Edelman, professor and Community Vitality Center (CVC) director secured $255,000 in SBA and Wells Fargo grants for expansion of Solidarity Microfinance to Ottumwa.

November 04, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed on Oct. 26 by Xinhua News about the US-China trade war.

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