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July 09, 2021

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, recent media interviews:

July 07, 2021

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a July 2 Progressive Farmer story, "Keep the Good Times Rolling."

July 07, 2021

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, appeared on the July 2 episode of Iowa PBS's Iowa Press.

June 30, 2021

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed for a June 29 Des Moines Register story, "Soccer, hockey, boating: Why Des Moines metro cities are focusing on recreation to attract new residents."

June 29, 2021

Ag Policy Review spring 2021The Spring 2021 CARD Ag Policy Review is now available online.

June 25, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor has been selected as a faculty mentor in the Northeast Agricultural & Resource Economics Association (NAREA) Career Advancement and Mentorship (CAM) Program 2021-2022 Cohort.

June 23, 2021

John CrespiJohn Crespi, professor and director of CARD, was named to a panel created by Gov. Kim Reynolds to study carbon sequestration and the opportunities it presents for further economic development in Iowa. 

June 23, 2021

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed on June 22 for a New York Times story on his research on potential national job creation from renewable energy deployment. 

June 22, 2021

Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed in a June 21 NE Iowa News story, "Iowans toss away millions by forsaking nickel deposit on empties."

June 22, 2021

John WintersJohn Winters, associate professor, was interviewed on his views on the operating efficiency of 150 American cities for June 22 WalletHub story.

June 22, 2021

Paul LasleyAfter 40 years of service to the Department of Sociology, Sociology Extension and Iowa State University, Paul is retiring on June 30, 2021. Please send congratulations to his Kudoboard!

https://www.kudoboard.com/boards/VjKQrLg2

June 22, 2021

Wendong ZhangA 2018 ISU study led by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, estimated Iowa is losing out on about $30 million from Iowans who would pay more to visit cleaner lakes and rivers, according to a June 21 story in the Gazette

June 21, 2021

Mark Edelman, Sandy BurkeThe Dept of Treasury CDFI Fund announced a Rapid Response Program grant award of $1,134,000 to Iowa Community Capital (ICC) for financial products and/or projects in eligible census tracts.

June 15, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, will share results from a 2019 survey about Iowans' lake-based recreation during the Iowa Learning Farms webinar at noon on June 16.

June 15, 2021

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, universtiy professor, was interviewed for a June 14 Radio Iowa story, "$300 federal unemployment bonus ends in Iowa Sunday."

June 15, 2021

John WintersJohn Winters, associate professor, was interviewed in a June 15 WHO-TV story, "Economists react to end of federal unemployment benefits in Iowa."

June 15, 2021

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed for a June 15 WHO-TV story, "Economists react to end of federal unemployment benefits in Iowa."

June 11, 2021

We have updated the faculty travel policy and miscellaneous funds policy for FY2022. You may find these and other policies for the department in Cybox here: https://iastate.box.com/s/bgryv1s82v99itn1qb7n7wo7g2enqegn. Please review these policies carefully, especially as they relate to seeking prior approval for department travel funds, as well as the process for obtaining reimbursement for expenses. 

June 11, 2021

Lee SchulzAn article by Lee Schulz, associate professor, is the lead article and Editor’s Choice in issue 3 (July 2021) of the European Review of Agricultural Economics:  “The market for traceability with applications to U.S. feeder cattle” by James Mitchell, Glynn Tonsor, and Lee Schulz. 

June 02, 2021

Anni Isojaervi ('20 PhD econ), Meenakshi Shekhar, Ganna Prykhodko, and Levi Soborowicz.Congratulations to the four department graduate students who have been awarded the Iowa State University Teaching Excellence Award for the 2020-2021 academic year! The winners are (photo, l to r) Anni Isojaervi, Ganna Prykhodko, Meenakshi Shekhar, and Levi Soborowicz

June 02, 2021

As you begin to consider travel again, below are links that will help facilitate travel through our ISD/PES. 

June 01, 2021

Wendong Zhang, Alejandro Plastina, Lee SchulzIn May 2021 Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, was the latest Iowa State University extension economist to bring home the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association's prestigious Distinguished Extension/Outreach Program Award: Less than 10 years’ experience.

June 01, 2021

Nieyan ChengNieyan Cheng, a 4th year PhD student, is selected as one of the ten national finalists for the 2021 AAEA Extension Graduate Student Competition. 

June 01, 2021

Dr. Wendong ZhangA paper coathored by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, “Farmers under Threat: Implications for Attitudes toward China and Perceived Risks from the Trade Dispute,“ won a Top Paper Award from the Intergroup Communication Interest Group (ICIG) at ICA2020: Gold Coast.

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