Ag Bus senior Gary Wynne was elected to the Cardinal Court for Iowa State's 2018 Homecoming. He and the rest of the selected Homecoming Royalty were announced at the Homecoming Pep Rally Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.
West Des Moines, Iowa
2019 Grant Opportunity
The Washington Center for Equitable Growth supports social science research investigating whether and how inequality affects economic growth. We are currently requesting proposals in the areas of macroeconomic policy, market structure, human capital, and the labor market. The full request and more information on our grantmaking can be found on our website (https://equitablegrowth.org/engage/apply-for-a-grant/).
The department's annual holiday celebration was held from noon to 2 pm, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, in 368A Heady.
Plenty of tasty food catered by HyVee welcomed faculty, staff, graduate students and retired faculty, and a merry time was had by all.
David Swenson, associate scientist, had several recent media contacts:
Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, has had a new peer-reviewed article published in Cover Crops with funding from NCR-SARE and CARD:
Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy, associate professor, presented the paper "Causal Effects of Mental Health Conditions on Food Insecurity and the Role of SNAP" at the Missouri Valley Economic Association's annual conference in Memphis, Tennessee, Nov. 1-3, 2018.
Mark A. Edelman, professor and Community Vitality Center Director, presented "Selected Gaps and Strategies for Addressing Equity for Rural Ventures" as Moderator for a Panel Discussion on "Innovation and Entrepreneurship" at the Rural Capital Forum Lenders Summit, organized by the Rural Opportunity Initiative collaboration at Georgetown University, Washington D.C., Nov. 15, 2018.
Joseph McPhail ('08 M.S. economics) was awarded the 2018 Iowa State University Economics Department Outstanding Young Alumni Award at the LAS Honors and Awards Ceremony at the the Iowa State University Alumni Center Oct. 25.
GianCarlo Moschini, professor, had a paper published in the November issue of Land Economics:
Kim, Hyunseok and GianCarlo Moschini, “The Dynamics of Supply: U.S. Corn and Soybeans in the Biofuel Era.” Land Economics 94(4)(November 2018): 593-613.
Gabriel Lade, assistant professor, presented at the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research workshop Nov. 15, 2018.
John Winters, associate professor, won the Geoffrey J.D. Hewings Award at the 2018 North American conference of the Regional Science Association International, the North American Regional Science Council Nov. 7-10, 2018.
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
PhD and MS Research Assistantships in areas of Economics of Food Systems
Application deadline: Feb. 15, 2019
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (DARE) at Colorado State University has openings for at least 3 PhD/MS students in different specialty areas within the broad umbrella of the economics of food systems. Specifically, we are recruiting for students interested in supporting the three following new/ongoing research areas:
Keri Jacobs, associate professor, did a recent interview on Iowa Public Radio and Harvest Media on cooperatives Nov. 1, 2018.
"Ag Co-ops Are More Than Seeds And Sales, They’re Boosting Rural Economies"