The economics department 2018-19 Ph.D. job market candidates page is now online. The eight candidates listed are grad students Ahmed Aziz, Mohammad Hasan, Sicheng He, Fang-ge Liu, Jiaoting Shi, and postdocs Minghao Li, Yau-Huo (Jimmy) Shr, and Chuan Tang.
Keri Jacobs, associate professor, gave a presentation Oct. 9 at the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives CFO/Controller Conference on how Sec 199A of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act impact agricultural cooperatives and producers. The presentation title is “Sec 199A Pass-Through Decisions for Co-op Boards.”
Otavio Bartalotti, assistant professor, has a new publication forthcoming at the American Economic Journal: Economic Policy.
This position may be relocated outside the Washington, DC area in mid to late 2019. Location to be determined.
Application deadline: Oct. 29, 2018
Alum Rami Maysami ('92 economics) has been named the new College of Business and Economics Dean at Cal State LA.
Chad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed by several media outlets recently:
Elizabeth Hoffman, professor, and Younjun Kim, Southern Connecticut State University, have had their paper "Pre-Play Learning and the Preference Reversal Phenomenon" published in the Southern Economic Journal 2018, DOI: 10.1002/soem.12304.
Chad Hart, associate professor, will be a panelist on a forum "The Economic Impact of the Trade War on Iowa" at 7 pm Oct. 25 at the University of Northern Iowa's Commons Ballroom.
A recent department Ph.D. graduate, Dr. Yu Jin, has died of cancer. He received his Ph.D. from Iowa State in economics in 2012; David Frankel was his major professor.
Dr. Ed Balistreri will head CARD’s Trade & Policy Division beginning Jan. 1, 2019.
Graduate students Albulena Basha and Wendiam Sawadgo presented their research at the National Ag Credit and NC - 1177 joint meeting Oct. 8-10, 2018, at the Federal Reserve Bank, St. Louis. These selected presentations were on the impacts of interest rate hikes and agricultural trade uncertainty on farmland values, and landowners' decisions on conservation practices, respectively.
The Agricultural Business Club held their annual Pre-Career Day Mixer Mon., Oct. 8, in the Sukup End Zone Club. Attending were approximately 190 students and 60 representatives of 40 companies that are sponsors of the club.
David Keiser, assistant professor, had media coverage on Oct. 9 on the publication of his two recent papers on the effects of the CWA on water pollution:
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist – Economics of Sustainable Agricultural Management
Application deadline: Nov. 8, 2018
Clean Water Act improves water quality, creates modest changes in housing values
David Keiser, assistant professor, has had two studies published on the environmental impacts and economic efficiency of the Clean Water Act.
While Amy Emmett is out, Kelly Kyle will be here to assist Brent in keeping things running with the graduate program. Kelly will be in Amy’s office on Tuesday and Thursday approximately 1:00 – 3:00, but will be monitoring emails and fielding phone calls from her NREM office M-F.