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November 11, 2020

Assistant / Associate Professor of Finance
Application deadline: March 14, 2021


Assistant / Associate Professor of Microeconomics
Application deadline: March 14, 2021

November 11, 2020

Assistant Professor - Economics Department of Economics
Job #JPF02736
College of Letters & Science - Social Sciences - Economics
Application deadline: Dec. 1, 2020

November 10, 2020

Dr. Mark EdelmanMark A. Edelman, professor emeritus presented "Extension Collaboration to Assist AgVets in Beginning Farm Operations & Connecting with Agri-Food Industry Opportunities" at the Emerging Research on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers virtual conference co-sponsored by USDA Economic Research Service and Farm Foundation, Nov. 9, 2020. 

November 10, 2020

From Lisa Stephany: I thought you might be interested in the following funding opportunities. If you are planning to apply for these or any other external funding, I am here to help with your budget and the University approval process.  Please email me to let me know how I can help you get started.

National Science Foundation
Law & Science

Funding Opportunity Number: PD-21-128Y
Application Deadline: Jan 15, 2021

November 04, 2020

This initiative will support up to eight research projects on global supply chain risk.  There is particular interest in studies of industries that DHS has identified as supporting National Critical Functions (NCFs).

November 02, 2020

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is now accepting submissions for the fifth CFPB Research Conference on Consumer Finance, which will be held May 6-7, 2021. Conference location is to be determined but will be either virtual or in-person at Catholic University in Washington, DC.

November 02, 2020

The COVID-19 Exceptional Effort Awards Program has been created to recognize the exceptional and innovative ways members of Iowa State have strived to overcome the challenges of the pandemic.

November 02, 2020

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, distinguished professor, was quoted in an Oct. 30 Iowa Public Radio News story, "Sales Overseas Boost US Pork, Helping Defray 2020’s Challenges."

October 30, 2020

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was interviewed for an Oct. 29 ABC News Australia story, "Donald Trump tipped to win farmers' vote in US presidential election, despite China trade war."

October 30, 2020

David SwensonRecent media contacts of David Swenson, research scientist:

October 30, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for an Oct. 29 KIWA Radio story, "U.S. agricultural trade flourishes under Phase One trade agreement."

October 30, 2020

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, had his paper,"Who can work and study from home in Pakistan: Evidence from a 2018–19 nationwide household survey," published in the journal, World Development.

October 29, 2020

As you continue to work with your students who face challenges in dealing with impacts related to a range of issues this semester—from COVID to social and racial injustice— please be aware that the team at Student Health and Wellness have expanded their existing services, including adding telehealth, to support students. So far this academic year, 3058 appointments have been requested serving 757 students.

October 29, 2020

Dr. Joydeep BhattacharyaJoydeep Bhattacharya, professor, has had his paper, "Exponential-growth prediction bias and compliance with safety measures related to COVID-19," co-authored with Ritwik Banerjee and Priyama Majumdar, published in the journal Social Science & Medicine. 

October 28, 2020

China Center for Agricultural Policy, Peking University, Haidian District, Beijing, China
Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure Track), Agricultural Eonomics

Screening of applicants will begin on Nov. 1, 2020 and continue until the
positions are filled.

October 27, 2020

Dr. Joshua RosenbloomJoshua Rosenbloom, professor and department chair, was interviewed in an Oct. 26 WHO TV story, "Economist: Route to Economics Recovery is Better Control of Virus."

October 27, 2020

Ag Bus Club The ISU Ag Business Club won the 2020 Undergraduate Student Section Creative Club Award from the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA).

October 27, 2020

Dr. Gary LynGary Lyn, assistant professor, gave a presentation on his paper, "Climate Contagion: Temperature and Growth in Spatial General Equilibrium," at the Department of Economics seminar series at Purdue University on Oct. 20.

October 26, 2020

Leigh TesfatsionLeigh Tesfatsion, professor emerita, had a paper published recently:  Swathi Battula, Leigh Tesfatsion, and Zhaoyu Wang (2020), “A Customer-Centric Approach to Bid-Based Transactive Energy System Design,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, Volume 11, Issue 6, pp. 4996-5008.

October 26, 2020

Dr. Sergio Lence, Dr. Alejandro PlastinaA paper coauthored by Sergio Lence, professor, and Alejandro Plastina, associate professor, was published by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

October 22, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for an Oct. 19 AgriMarketing story, "USDA Reports Much More Corn in Iowa is Unharvestable than Originally Estimated."

October 22, 2020

The NBER Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (PIE) Program is seeking proposals for research grants in the area of Digitization.
Funding is available for two grants of $15,000 each. The grant term will be from Feb. 1, 2021 to Jan. 31, 2022.

Submission deadline: Jan. 14, 2021

October 21, 2020

Kunwon Ahn, Jun Yeong Lee, John WintersAccording to a study by Iowa State University researchers, disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic caused high school completion rates in the United States to increase considerably in 2020 compared to previous years.

October 20, 2020

As you know, the National Science Foundation recently began enforcing new formatting requirements for biosketches and current and pending support documents.

October 20, 2020

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, had his article, "Most US Farmers Remain Loyal to Trump Despite Pain From Trade Wars and COVID-19," published on The Conversation Oct. 19. 

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