From a Nov. 26 story in MSN, Money:
The National Pork Producers Council released the forecast on Tuesday as they pressed the Trump administration to emphasize access for pork products in ongoing talks with Beijing for a partial trade agreement.
Assistant Professor Wendong Zhang was quoted in the Nov. 20 National Interest Online blog article, "MSNBC/Washington Post Debate: Democrats Will Battle Over These Important Economic Issues."
Please consider applying for the Miller Faculty Fellowship funding. The internal funding provides resources for faculty to enhance their scholarly work in the undergraduate programs of the university and to develop innovative approaches to enhance student learning.
Associate scientist David Swenson talked with the following reporters:
Kate Payne, Iowa Public Radio, about Iowa’s ag machinery manufacturing sector and the degree to which poor ag-sector profits explain recent layoffs.
Gary Lyn, assistant professor, was invited to participate in the Chicago Workshop in International Economics hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago November 15, 2019. The workshop--held once a semester--hosts academic presentations and discussions by leading economists in International Economics.
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Iowa Community Capital was awarded a $139,000 grant from the U.S. Treasury CDFI Program to launch a Community Impact Co-Investment Equity Fund targeting promising ventures that locate in Opportunity Zones and other elgible Census tracts in rural and underserved areas.
The winter break partial closing for Heady Hall has been extended to include Monday, January 30 and Tuesday, January 31. As stated below, the building will be considered locked but occupied from Monday, December 23 through January 1, 2020.
An article, "Why mandate young borrowers to contribute to their retirement accounts?" by Joydeep Bhattacharya, professor, has been published in the journal Economic Theory.
The Economics administrative offices (and all university offices) will be closed and classes will not meet on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29, 2019, to observe the Thanksgiving holiday.
Department alumnus and Group Vice President and Deputy Director of Research of the Federal Reserve Bank, St. Louis, David C. Wheelock (’82 economics), spoke to members of the Economics Club at a meeting on Wednesday, November 13.
Martin "Marty" Watt started at Iowa State as the new cost center manager for economics, sociology and CARD on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Stop by his office at 108 East Hall and introduce yourself.
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Kevin Kimle, associate teaching professor, was an invited speaker at the Cultivate Conference, in Fargo, North Dakota, Thursday, November 14. His presentation was titled, "Investing in Ag Tech."
Junior Zack Leist feels honored to serve as a student regent for the Iowa Board of Regents. He is filling the unexpired term of former University of Northern Iowa student Rachael Johnson, who served four years and resigned last March.
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.