The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Provost for Faculty Development.
Five graduate students were elected as board members for the Economics Graduate Student Association (EGSA) for fall and spring semesters 2019-20.
Desire Kedagni, assistant professor, had his paper, "Generalized Instrumental Inequalities: Testing the IV Independence Assumption,'' (joint with Ismael Mourifie), accepted at Biometrika.
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.
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.
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.
What’s Your Story: Using Storytelling to Build Your Personal Brand
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Gold Room, Memorial Union
David Swenson, associate scientist, answered questions from Trent Rice, WHO Radio, about the likely effects on the regional economy of the Saudi oil production disruptions.
Science of Science Funding Initiative
Sher 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.
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.
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.
CALS 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.
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.
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.