Two Department of Economics students are among six students selected as the 2020 Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders. Emerging Leaders were selected from an incredibly competitive pool from all 11 partner universities in the sixth year of the program.
Neil Harl, retired Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University, has been honored by a national organization of estate planners.
Juan Carlos Cordoba, professor, had an article, "The Elasticity of Intergenerational Substitution, Parental Altruism, and Fertility Choice" published in the latest version of the Review of Economic Studies.
Ron Deiter, professor, gave an invited presentation to the Iowa State University Sports Business Club on Nov. 6 entitled “Econ 313 Overview & Investing vs. Gambling.”
The study of more than 200 mid-size Iowa farms found 44% could be classified as having vulnerable liquidity in December of 2018. That was just 31% in December of 2014. ISU Extension economist Alejandro Plastina says several factors have led to the fall.
Three economics department alumni were honored at the Alumni Association Awards ceremony Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 at Scheman.
Assistant Professor Katie Harris-Lagoudakis and husband, Angelos, are proud to announce the arrival of son Tucker Harris Lagoudakis to their family.
Mark Edelman, professor and Community Vitality Center (CVC) director secured $255,000 in SBA and Wells Fargo grants for expansion of Solidarity Microfinance to Ottumwa.
An article "3 reasons Midwest farmers hurt by the U.S.-China trade war still support Trump” written by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, has been published on The Conversation.
Members of the economics department celebrated with Becky Olson, CARD graphic designer, on her last day of work with Iowa State University.
The Ag Business Club at Iowa State University visited six organizations during their annual Fall Industry Tour in September.
The Iowa Credit Union League (ICUL) released a new report by David Swenson, associate scientist, that showcases the not-for-profit credit union industry's economic contribution to the state, according to an Oct. 31 story.
A new face has joined the Heady and East IT tech team recently. Blake Fisher is a freshman majoring in software engineering.
On Friday, Oct. 25, agricultural business senior Riley Arthur stepped onto the stage at the Alumni Association Awards ceremony in Scheman to accept the ISU Alumni Association Impact Award on behalf of the Iowa State University Agricultural Business Club.
Three CALS freshman participated in the Agricultural Weekend Experience program on Oct. 12. Clair Cunningham, animal science, grew up in Connecticut; Nathan Scott, agricultural business, grew up near Los Angeles; and Beatrice Maule, agricultural business, is from Italy.
The article, "Valuing Product Innovation: Genetically Engineered Varieties in U.S. Corn and Soybeans," by Professor GianCarlo Moschini was recently published in the fall issue of The Rand Journal of Economics.
On Friday, October 25, Governor Reynolds signed the “October is Co-op Month” Proclamation. Keri Jacobs, associate professor, was in attendance, along with representatives from the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives, Iowa Credit Union League, Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives, and their member cooperative organizations.
The Department of Economics hosted a brief reception for Alumni Association Award winners Dhamu Thamodaran and Steven Berger in 360 Heady on Friday from 10:15 to 11:00 am. They are two alumni whom CALS and the University will be honoring at the Alumni Association Awards Ceremony Oct. 25 at Scheman, as part of the homecoming festivities.