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September 11, 2019

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, was quoted in a September 10th story on Marketplace.org, "It’s September and holiday workers are already in high demand."

September 11, 2019

Faculty:

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.

September 10, 2019

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.

September 09, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in the Des Moines Register story, "Freeze Watch: Iowa Corn Farmers Face Another Hit--This Time, Yield Losses with Fall Freeze,"  September 6, 2019.

September 09, 2019

The Office of the Vice President for Research has invited The Conversation to campus on October 15th and 16thThe Conversation is part of a global network of newsrooms committed to unlocking the knowledge of leading scholars across academia and sharing that information with the general public. ISU is a partner institution, granting our researchers the opportunity to write articles on topics relating to their fields that may be read by thousa

September 09, 2019

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was interviewed by the Xinhua News Agency for a story about the impacts of trade war with China on U.S. agriculture. 

September 09, 2019

Dr. Jonathan McFaddenJonathan McFadden ('15 PhD ag econ) was interviewed in the September 8th MSN.com story, "The USDA relocation to Kansas City is ripping apart the lives of its employees.

September 05, 2019

We are seeking papers or proposals for the second annual NBER conference/publication on Environmental and Energy Policy and the Economy. We will accept six papers for presentation at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on May 21, 2020. The audience will include the professional staffs of government agencies, research institutions, and NGOs focused on energy and environmental policy. The contributed papers will then be published in an annual volume by the University of Chicago Press.

September 05, 2019

Following a two-year study, six economics nontenure-eligible faculty, now called term faculty, have new titles -- effective July 1 -- and more consistent policies for appointments, reviews and advancement.

September 05, 2019

There will be a planned power outage for Heady and East Halls for elevator maintenance on Saturday, September 28, 2019.
You can monitor the status of this request here.

Questions about this request, contact the FP&M Work Information Center at 294-5100.

 

September 05, 2019

Date: Monday, September 16, 2019
Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
Place: Pioneer Room, ISU Memorial Union
Food: Heavy Appetizers

This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost and the Iowa Chapter of the Fulbright Association. There is no charge for this event, and children are welcome!

September 05, 2019

We invite tenured faculty to apply for a half-time position as the Online Learning Faculty Fellow within the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost office.

September 04, 2019

Santiago AcerenzaSantiago Acerenza, 3rd year grad student, had his paper, "AsymptoticTheory for M-Estimators Under Clustering and with Missing Data," accepted to the 2019 Midwest Econometrics Group Meeting in Columbus, Ohio, from October 11-12, 2019.

September 04, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in the story, "Fact Checker: John Delaney not quite right on effect of Trans-Pacific trade deal," in the August 30 The Gazette.

September 04, 2019

Research assistants

Benefits:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Commuting & health club benefits
  • Health, dental & vision insurance
  • Matching 401k savings plan

Qualifications:

September 03, 2019

Rafael PlutaToday is the first day in the office for our new administrative specialist, Rafael Pluta. Rafael is situated in the department main office. He will assume a variety of responsibilities that were previously performed by Becky, Donna and/or Ellen, as well as some new tasks that have been created by Workday.

September 03, 2019

Research published in Agricultural Economics by Ying Huang, Renmin University, and Wallace Huffman finds that increased likelihood of SNAP participation reduces women’s obesity.

September 03, 2019

Dr. Desire KedagniDesire Kedagni, assistant professor, recently had his article titled, “Does Class Size Matter? How, and at What Cost?”  published by the CATO Institute as RESEARCH BRIEFS IN ECONOMIC POLICY NO. 175.

August 29, 2019

FlagThe economics administrative offices (and all university offices) will be closed on Monday, September 2, to observe the Labor Day holiday.

August 29, 2019

Jian Li, Joshua RosenbloomThe department held its annual fall convocation Thursday, August 22, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm in 368A Heady Hall.

August 29, 2019

Ellison Roha LeeGrad student Seungki Lee and his wife, Su Jung Seo, welcomed a new baby girl to their family at 10:02 pm on Tuesday, August 27. Ellison Roha Lee weighed in at 7 lb 15.5 oz and measures 20 in long. All family members are doing well. Congratulations!

August 28, 2019

Sam KramerChemical engineering and economics student Sam Kramer is one of two new co-chairs selected to lead the Next Generation Scientists for Biodiesel, according to an August 27 story in Biodiesel Magazine.

August 28, 2019

Maddie Hoch, Avery QualmanThe main office in Heady Hall (260) will be manned by two new student employees this fall.

Madison Hoch (left) is a senior in accounting. The Algona, Iowa, native will graduate in May 2020 with her CPA. She'll man the front desk MWF from 9-1. Reach her at econ_mhoch@iastate.edu.

August 27, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in an August 27 UPI story, "Tentative trade deal with Japan encourages U.S. farmers, ranchers."

August 27, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, has had several recent media interviews with:

Misyrlena Egkolfopoulou, Bloomberg Politics, about Iowa’s economy and how its performance might affect caucus candidate choices.

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