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Wendong Zhang, associate professor, received a Young Professional Achievement Award from Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Alumni Society.
A paper by Otavio Bartalotti, associate professor, and Desire Kedagni, assistant professor, "Identifying Marginal Treatment Effects in the Presence of Sample Selection," was accepted for publication in The Journal of Econometrics.
Bobby Martens, associate professor, was quoted in a Nov. 21 Gazette article, "Farmers caught in supply chain pinch, too."
NBER Call for Small Grant Proposals – Economics of Digitization
Deadline: January 4, 2022
The NBER, with generous support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, seeks proposals for research grants for projects related to the Economics of Digitization. Grant requests may be for up to $15,000 each. The grants will support projects that can be carried out during the calendar year 2022.
On Nov. 16, 2021, the Department of Economics held a reception to honor Paul Gallagher, retired professor, on his retirement from Iowa State.
Kabe Boysen, ag bus junior, was in Indianapolis recently representing Iowa FFA in the National Officer Candidate Process. He was among 37 FFA members nationwide that have been selected to vie for national office at the 94th National FFA Convention and Expo, held October 27-30.
Adam Knoblock, ag business sophomore, has been selected as a 2022 Farm Foundation Cultivator, and is invited to their semi-annual Round Table Meeting at the Opal Grand Resort and Spa.
Regulatory agencies have recently indicated a need to document investigator familiarity with responsibilities associated with sponsored work. As a result, Iowa State University Finance Service Delivery and the Office of the Vice President for Research have developed an investigator responsibility overview training module. All Principal Investigators with active or new awards are required to complete the approximately 35-minute training no later than January 1, 2022.
Post-Doctoral Researcher, Energy Justice & Public Finance
With partners in a new community-driven research project from Little Big Horn College, University of Wyoming (R. Coupal!), and the Center for American Progress, I hope to recruit a post-doctoral researcher for an exciting 2-year position beginning in 2022. The position has been approved but is not yet posted on the MSU web site. I urge interested candidates to reach out to me if you wish to learn more.
Hunter Crawford, ag business senior, has been elected as a member of the ISU Alumni Association Board of Directors.
Master of Science in the Department of Economics, Iowa State University
Iowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen wrote a guest column for the Nov. 14 Des Moines Register about the late Dr. Neil Harl's role at Iowa State.