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November 11, 2021

This year's James R. Prescott Scholarship in Economics recipients are Kyunghoon Ban, Xiaoyin Li, Nieyan Cheng and Jun Yeong Lee, who are being recognized for creative papers in their research portfolios.

November 10, 2021

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth is pleased to announce the launch of its 2022 Request for Proposals.

November 09, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, associate professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 9 Des Moines Register story, "Pressured by suburban growth, grain elevators will close in Altoona, Bondurant — 'beacon on the prairie' to vanish."

November 09, 2021

Kevin KimleThe Ag Startup Engine was awarded the 2021 LWBJ Impact Award at the Technology Association of Iowa’s annual Prometheus Award event Nov. 4 in Des Moines, IA. Kevin Kimle, teaching professor, is the director of the Ag Startup Engine, the agtech fund that the Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative helped start in 2016.

November 09, 2021

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, appeared on the Nov. 5 Iowa PBS program Iowa Press to discuss the 2021 harvest and the agricultural economy, as well as climate, drought conditions and other extreme weather.

November 08, 2021

Dr. Neil Harl Emeritus Professor Neil Harl passed away Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, at Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames.

November 08, 2021

Christopher PudenzPhD student Chris Pudenz and his family hosted two dozen graduate students and several junior faculty on their Carroll, Iowa, farm on Nov. 7.

November 08, 2021

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed for a Nov. 5 story in WhatsNew2day.com, "10,000 John Deere Workers Strike THREE WEEKS at Midwest Plants."

November 08, 2021

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 5 Marketplace story, "Deere union remains on strike, holding out for a better deal."

November 05, 2021

Beatrice MauleBeatrice Maule, ag business junior, has had her paper, "How Gender Affects Successions and Transfers of Iowa Farms," featured on the International Farm Transition Network (IFTN) website.

November 05, 2021

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 3 Radio Iowa story, "Fertilizer prices bound, compounding challenges for farmers."

November 05, 2021

Bobby MartensBobby Martens, associate professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 3 KCCI story, "Fertilizer to be the latest victim of price spikes due to supply chain issues."

November 05, 2021

The Journal of Investing and the Mays Innovation Research Center are hosting the second annual Texas A&M Bitcoin Conference. This conference will be in person in College Station, Texas in the spring of 2022. This conference aims to host an interdisciplinary discussion of all aspects of Bitcoin that mixes research, business, and education. In honor of decentralization, registered attendees of the conference will vote to pick the best paper, which will receive a cash award of $5,000.

November 04, 2021

The AAEA International and Graduate Student Sections Present: A Panel on Non-Academic Jobs for Development Economists

Friday, Nov. 12, 2021
11 am – 12:30 pm EDT

November 02, 2021

Cale PellettCale Pellett, senior double majoring in ag business and economics, was one of ten students selected for Iowa State’s Cardinal Court. Two winners were announced at the Homecoming Pep Rally Friday, Oct. 22.

November 02, 2021

Samuel PetersSamuel Peters, MSAE student, has won the $2500 2021 Elroy Webster Co-operative Studies Scholarship. The Elroy Webster Cooperative Studies (EWCS) program provides a scholarship and honorary award to graduate students interested in the study of agricultural cooperatives.

November 02, 2021

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor was cited in an Oct. 30 Hindustan Times story, "India needs time-use data for public health management."

November 02, 2021

Gary LynGary Lyn, assistant professor, presented his paper, “Market Adaptation to Climate Change in Dynamic Spatial General Equilibrium,” on Oct. 27 at the Empirical Trade Online Seminar.

October 29, 2021

Joydeep BhattacharyaJoydeep Bhattacharya, professor, was quoted as a source in a Politifact Iowa fact check of Ashley Hinson R-Iowa claiming that raising the national debt ceiling would give Democrats a blank check book to spend. 

October 28, 2021

Bill James, Peter OrazemStatistician and author Bill James spoke to the Iowa State University Economics Club Wednesday, Oct. 27 in 127 Curtiss Hall. The audience of about 70 club members and others listened to James speak on Sabermetrics, the statistical analysis of baseball.

October 28, 2021

The LAS college will soon be holding a vote to amend its governance document language with regard to the college DEI committee (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion). More information will be upcoming soon via email.

October 27, 2021

David SwensonDave Swenson, research scientist,  was quoted in a recent Newsweek article, “John Deere Workers Hit the Picket Lines as Company Expected to Report Record Profits.”

October 27, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, associate professor, co-authored a new article published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.

October 27, 2021

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed for an Oct. 27 Yahoo News story, "Historic number of Iowa workers quit in August."

October 26, 2021

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