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September 30, 2019

The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Provost for Faculty Development.  

September 26, 2019

EGSA officersFive graduate students were elected as board members for the Economics Graduate Student Association (EGSA) for fall and spring semesters 2019-20.

September 25, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed for a September 24th Des Moines Register story, "Iowa's personal income growth sags behind national average in second quarter."

September 24, 2019

Sergion Lence, Mark EdelmanProfessors Sergio Lence and Mark Edelman were  recipients of the university’s most distinguished awards and were honored Monday, Sept. 23, at the ISU Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at 3:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union Great Hall. 

September 24, 2019

Dr. Desire KedagniDesire Kedagni, assistant professor, had his paper, "Generalized Instrumental Inequalities: Testing the IV Independence Assumption,'' (joint with Ismael Mourifie), accepted at Biometrika.

September 23, 2019

Madeline SchultzMadeline Schultz, Women in Ag program manager, was interviewed on Successful Farming Radio September 23, 2019.

September 23, 2019

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz and Chad Hart, associate professors, were interviewed on a video interview with Sonja Begemann of Farm Journal's Pork September 13, 2019.

September 23, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed on Radio Iowa September 20, discussing the importance of the USMCA trade pact.

September 23, 2019

Join us for a journey around the world to discover the collaboration between nature and humanity in order to feed, clothe, and beautify the world!  You are invited to the Iowa State University Seed Science Center 2019 Leroy & Barbara Everson Global Seed Symposium on October 14 and 15 at the Gateway Hotel in Ames, Iowa.  This symposium is held in collaboration with the World Food Prize, in Des Moines. 

September 19, 2019

To faculty and staff:

It's time for CALS and LAS staff award nominations and I'm sure that many of you are aware of the outstanding achievements and accomplishments of department staff in the past year.

Therefore, the econ department staff awards committee is opening up nomination suggestions for this year's staff awards to all of you.

September 19, 2019

Smart Prosperity is sponsoring a short course on natural capital and capital asset pricing for PhD students and post-docs. There is funding available for students/post-docs (target North American students and post-docs). Information on the course and application process can be found on the Smart Prosperity website. 

September 18, 2019

What’s Your Story: Using Storytelling to Build Your Personal Brand
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
2:00-3:30 pm
Gold Room, Memorial Union

September 18, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, answered questions from Trent Rice, WHO Radio, about the likely effects on the regional economy of the Saudi oil production disruptions.

September 18, 2019

There will be a planned power outage for Heady and East Halls for elevator maintenance on Saturday, September 28, 2019.
You can monitor the status of this request here.

Questions about this request, contact the FP&M Work Information Center at 294-5100.

September 16, 2019

Science of Science Funding Initiative 

September 16, 2019

Sher Afghan AsadSher Afghan Asad, 5th year Ph.D. candidate, presented his paper, "Do workers discriminate against their out-group employers? Evidence from an online labor market," at the Advances with Field Experiments 2019 conference at the University of Chicago September 12, 2019.

 

September 16, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interveiwed for a September 15th NPR story, "'We're Tightening Our Belt': Trump's Midwest Support Tested As Farmers Struggle."

September 13, 2019

For junior faculty:

The Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders Award supports tenure-track junior faculty as they work toward achieving tenure. Applicants must successfully pass their third-year review no later than Jan. 31, 2020. The program is open to faculty in any field of the humanities or social sciences; preference will be given to those working on 20th- and 21st-century American history, politics, culture, and society, with emphasis including African American issues, women's issues, and/or higher education.

September 13, 2019

Designed to encourage original and significant study of religious and ethical values in fields across the humanities and social sciences, these fellowships are available to Ph.D. and Th.D. candidates who expect to complete their dissertation between April and August 2021.

Competition deadline: Nov. 15, 2019.

Questions: newcombe@woodrow.org/

 

September 13, 2019

84th Annual Midwest Economics Association Conference
March 27-29, 2020
Hilton Orrington
Evanston, IL

Abstract deadline: Oct. 11, 2019

More information or email mea@grinnell.edu

September 12, 2019

Dr. Otavio BartalottiOtavio Bartalotti, assistant professor, presented the paper “Identifying Marginal Treatment Effects in the Presence of Sample Selection” at the Conference on Econometrics and Mathematical Economics (CEME) for Young Econometricians (https://economics.ucla.edu/CEME2019) on September 6, 2019.

September 11, 2019

CALS ice cream socialCALS staff: you are invited to a come and go open house event during CALS week. Come meet your representatives and give us your feedback on P&S issues.

September 11, 2019

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, was quoted in a September 10th story on Marketplace.org, "It’s September and holiday workers are already in high demand."

September 11, 2019

Faculty:

A new section for students has been added to the Library’s Economics Research Guide.

Library Resources in Canvas - Add the ISU Library Resources tab to your Canvas courses to provide discipline-specific resource guides and database lists, along with contact information and an appointment link.

September 10, 2019

Please join us in honoring our colleagues at the Fall Convocation on Sept. 17 at 4:10 p.m. in the MU Pioneer Room. The program will include brief comments from Dean Dan Robison.

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