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May 07, 2020

Dr. GianCarlo MoschiniGianCarlo Moschini, professor, is the recipient of the 2020 Quality of Research Discovery Award from the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA).

May 07, 2020

The fourth annual NBER Economics of AI conference will now be held  virtually on 24-25 September 2020. Papers and video from the 2019 conference are available at https://www.economicsofai.com/nber-conference-toronto-2019.
   

May 06, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a May 5 WHO Radio News story, COVID restricts meat supply, even in pork-rich Iowa."

May 06, 2020

Economics Faculty and Staff:

Attached is the application to request that your research be designated as “essential.” 

From VPR Sarah Nusser concerning research activities during the pandemic:

May 05, 2020

David SwensonA new report from David Swenson, associate scientist, provides a more complete picture of an industry's economic impact on Iowa's economy.

May 05, 2020

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, had several recent media contacts:

May 05, 2020

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed in a May 4 Des Moines Register story, "Iowa's restaurants, shops welcome chance to reopen, but many businesses and customers still on sidelines."

May 04, 2020

EllieMae MillenkampEllieMae Millenkamp’s senior year at Iowa State University started with singing on national TV and is ending with the unknown of when she’ll sing live again.

April 30, 2020

Dr. GianCarlo MoschiniGianCarlo Moschini, professor, has had his article, "Neonicotinoids in U.S. maize: Insecticide substitution effects and environmental risk," published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.

April 30, 2020

A temporary food pantry is now available on campus to meet the needs of our community. It is located in the lower level of the Union Drive Community Center (207 Beyer Ct) in the West Side Market space. Hours are Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Anyone is welcome to take part in this service – no student ID is required, and staff will not be asking for or taking any information. You just need to show up, follow the posted instructions and get the food you need.

More information here.

April 28, 2020

Dr. Bertan TurhanBertan Turhan, assistant professor, has had his paper, "Dynamic Reserves in Matching Markets," has been accepted to be published at the Journal of Economic Theory.

April 28, 2020

Santiago AcerenzaSantiago Acerenza, third year Ph.D. student, has had his paper, "Testing identifying assumptions in bivariate probit models," jointly written with Otavio Bartalotti and Desire Kedagni, accepted for presentation at the Econometric Society’s World Congress 2020, August 17-21, 2020.

April 27, 2020

Dr. Dermot Hayes, Dr. Chad Hart, Dr. Lee Schulz The ISU Office of Strategic Relations and Communications shared that recent media coverage featuring CALS experts is “massive” compared to past reports.

April 27, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed on April 24 on Iowa Press Special: Coronavirus, on a panel of experts who participated in a live discussion of the pandemic’s impact on mental health, food insecurity and the agriculture economy. Viewer questions were submitted via email, phone and social media.

April 27, 2020

David Swenson David Swenson, associate scientist, had several recent media contacts:

Ben Kiefer, Iowa Public Radio, for River to River. They discussed the new unemployment numbers and which sectors were affected; how has the payroll protection program (PPP) worked out for small businesses.

April 27, 2020

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty and Staff, 

We invite you to help celebrate the LAS Spring and Summer 2020 graduates by visiting the LAS convocation website and leaving congratulatory messages to graduates.  The submitted content will appear on the convocation website and/or in the convocation video premiering at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 8.

April 27, 2020

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed for an April 21 Des Moines Register story, "'Horrible choices': Iowa livestock producers may have to euthanize pigs as packing plants struggle."

April 23, 2020

The ISU Division of Operations and Finance this week posted new FAQ guidance on home office and remote work costs. It’s emphasized that supervisors should strive for flexibility and accommodation with employees whenever practical.

April 23, 2020

The recent CARD analysis, “The Impact of COVID-19 on Iowa’s Corn, Soybean, Ethanol, Pork, and Beef Sectors,” was the subject of an April 22 Ethanol Producer Magazine story, "ISU study projects dramatic losses for ethanol industry."

April 23, 2020

Lee SchulzDr. Lee Schulz, associate professor, was interviewed on Iowa Public Radio, April 21:

April 21, 2020

NIFA recently added a program area to its main Agricultural and Food Research Initiative RFA: Rapid Response to Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) Impacts Across Food and Agricultural Systems.

April 21, 2020

The Office of the Vice President for Research is facilitating a virtual networking event to explore collaborative interdisciplinary research opportunities addressing the COVID-19 pandemic via Zoom at 2 p.m. on April 28. Faculty need to register by noon on April 23.

April 20, 2020

The Iowa Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta, the Honor Society of Agriculture, has announced the winners of annual awards presented to Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty, students and alumni.

April 16, 2020

COVID-19 policy briefEconomists at the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University have issued a new policy brief that measures the revenue impacts the COVID-19 outbreak is having on some of Iowa's largest agricultural industries.

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