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July 26, 2018

David Keiser, Gabriel Lade, Ivan RudikA paper by assistant professors Dave Keiser, Gabriel Lade, and Ivan Rudik (Cornell) about air pollution and national parks visitation has received substantial media attention since it was accepted by the journal Science Advances July 18. 

July 26, 2018

Dr. Gabriel LadeGabriel Lade, assistant professor, was interviewed for a story in Agri-Pulse.com on his testimony before Congress on the role and operations of RINs (Renewable Identification Numbers) as compliance mechanism for meeting the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) mandates. 

July 25, 2018

Fellowships for Scholars, Academic Year 2019-2020
"Economy and Society"
All types of inquiry are welcome, but especially works that seek to connect empirical investigations, be they archival, ethnographic, statistical, etc., and theoretical analysis.

Application deadline: Nov. 1, 2018
More information: http://www.sss.ias.edu

July 25, 2018

Dr. John WintersJohn Winters, associate professor, was interviewed for a WalletHub online article on best cities for affordable apartment rent.

July 25, 2018

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a July 20th Des Moines Register story "Iowa farmers' angst grows as tariffs mount.

July 25, 2018

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in a July 17 Reuters article on KFGO.com "Trade war puts the hoof into U.S. pig part exports to China."

July 25, 2018

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, spoke with Jason Lange of Reuters. Lange is studying the 220 counties that flipped from Obama to Trump. Lange asked questions about the characteristics and performance of the economy in the Iowa portion, primarily in the 1st Congressional District.

July 24, 2018

Gabriel Lade testifying before CongressGabriel Lade, assistant professor, appeared before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment Wednesday, July 25, 2018.

July 23, 2018

Dr. Helen JensenHelen Jensen, professor, is one of 13 experts on the executive committee of Science Breakthroughs 2030, who are authors of a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

July 23, 2018

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, associate professor, has accepted an invitation to serve on the Choices editorial council.

July 23, 2018

Business Beyond Borders meetingThe Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative hosted a group of farm and agricultural business professionals from Brazil from July 16 to 20 in its second Business Beyond Borders program.

July 19, 2018

Economics professor, adjunct
Fall semester, 2018
Ames or Boone, IA campus

More information:
Chris Moon, JD
Crmoon1@dmacc.edu
515-433-5084

July 19, 2018

David Keiser, Gabriel Lade, Ivan RudikDavid Keiser and Gabriel Lade, assistant professors, along with researcher Ivan Rudik of Cornell, published an article in The Conversation July 18 pertaining to ozone pollution in national parks.

The study was also covered in:

July 18, 2018

Ragbrai map through AmesRAGBRAI rolls into Ames next week, so if you are planning to be on campus next Tuesday/Wednesday, July 24 & 25, start planning your travel strategy now! Remember, 13th Street west of Grand is also closed due to construction.

July 18, 2018

David Keiser, Gabriel Lade, Ivan RudikDavid Keiser and Gabriel Lade, assistant professors, and Ivan Rudik, Cornell University, had their paper "Air Pollution and Visitation at U.S. National Parks" published in the journal Science Advances.

July 17, 2018

The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost periodically publishes reports of interest to the campus community. The FY2018 Academic Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Report is now available on the Provost's website: http://www.provost.iastate.edu/about/reports.

July 17, 2018

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Caroline Cummings, Iowa statehouse/politics reporter for Sinclair, about the consequences of Sears and other legacy brand closings in the metro and out in regional trade centers in Iowa.

July 16, 2018

Dr. John CrespiJohn Crespi, professor, has a new publication in the Annual Review of Resource Economics:

July 16, 2018

Assistant Professor Position in Food Industry Economics and Management
Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics
Ontario Agricultural College
Guelph, ON

July 16, 2018

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed in a July 13th Times-Citizen story on how trade war threatens the rural economy.

July 16, 2018

Keri Jacobs, Ziran Li, Dermot HayesKeri Jacobs, associate professor, Ziran Li ('17 PhD), and Dermot Hayes, professor, have a new publication in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, titled, “Reference-Dependent Hedging: Theory and Evidence from Iowa Corn Producers.” 

July 12, 2018

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, associate professor, presented a research paper on cooperative consolidation at the International Cooperative Alliance European Research Conference at Wageningen University in The Netherlands on July 5.  

July 11, 2018

Perry WarjiyoPerry Warjiyo ('91 PhD economics) was the subject of a July 10th Reuters story on Nasdaq.com.

Since taking office seven weeks ago, Bank Indonesia (BI) Governor Perry Warjiyo has raised interest rates more aggressively than any other Asian central banker to help defend a fragile currency and stem destabilising capital outflows.

July 11, 2018

Dr. Wendong ZhangAn AJAE article "Angling for less harmful algal blooms" by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor and Brent Sohngen, The Ohio State University, has been included in blog posts by Oxford University Press (July 4) and the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) (July 8th.)

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