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October 07, 2019

bellsThe holidays are almost upon us--so you'll want to put the Economics Holiday Party on your calendar now!

Wednesday, December 11
12:00-2:00 pm
368A Heady Hall

 

October 07, 2019

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine is accepting applications for the 2020 Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs. Eligibility and online application information are available on the Ford Foundation Fellowship Programs website.

October 03, 2019

CALS enrollment, by the numbers:

October 02, 2019

Assistant Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology
9-month tenure-track position with 40% instruction and 60% research
Application deadline: Nov. 1, 2019
More information

October 02, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a Farm Journal's AgPro story, "Impeachment Investigation Controversy Vs. USMCA" September 26.

October 01, 2019

Esther KedagniDesire Kedagni, assistant professor, and his wife, Claire, welcomed the birth of a baby girl, Esther, on September 25th at 8:11 am. Her weight at birth was 7lbs 0.2 oz, and her height was 17 inches. All are doing well. Congratulations!

September 30, 2019

Tiffany ContrerasThe department welcomes a new student worker, Tiffany Contreras. Tiffany is a sociology and criminal justice senior who will be helping out in the office. Stop in and welcome her MWF from 9-1, or contact her at econ_tcontrer@iastat.edu.

September 30, 2019

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in a September 27 Des Moines Register story, "Worst-case scenario: Iowa's $8 billion pork industry tests its readiness for African swine fever outbreak."

September 30, 2019

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, presented a paper, "U.S. Anglers’ WTP for nutrient reduction and water quality: A spatially integrated economic-ecological model of Lake Erie,” at the Heartland Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign September 28-29, 2019.

September 30, 2019

Chen-ti ChenChen-Ti Chen, fifth-year PhD student (with coauthor John Crespi), presented a poster at the Heartland Environmental and Resource Economics Workshop at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign September 28-29, 2019. Chen's poster, with its innovative design, won one of the two poster awards given at the workshop.

September 30, 2019

The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost is seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Provost for Faculty Development.  

September 26, 2019

EGSA officersFive graduate students were elected as board members for the Economics Graduate Student Association (EGSA) for fall and spring semesters 2019-20.

September 25, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed for a September 24th Des Moines Register story, "Iowa's personal income growth sags behind national average in second quarter."

September 24, 2019

Sergion Lence, Mark EdelmanProfessors Sergio Lence and Mark Edelman were  recipients of the university’s most distinguished awards and were honored Monday, Sept. 23, at the ISU Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony at 3:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union Great Hall. 

September 24, 2019

Dr. Desire KedagniDesire Kedagni, assistant professor, had his paper, "Generalized Instrumental Inequalities: Testing the IV Independence Assumption,'' (joint with Ismael Mourifie), accepted at Biometrika.

September 23, 2019

Madeline SchultzMadeline Schultz, Women in Ag program manager, was interviewed on Successful Farming Radio September 23, 2019.

September 23, 2019

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz and Chad Hart, associate professors, were interviewed on a video interview with Sonja Begemann of Farm Journal's Pork September 13, 2019.

September 23, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed on Radio Iowa September 20, discussing the importance of the USMCA trade pact.

September 23, 2019

Join us for a journey around the world to discover the collaboration between nature and humanity in order to feed, clothe, and beautify the world!  You are invited to the Iowa State University Seed Science Center 2019 Leroy & Barbara Everson Global Seed Symposium on October 14 and 15 at the Gateway Hotel in Ames, Iowa.  This symposium is held in collaboration with the World Food Prize, in Des Moines. 

September 19, 2019

To faculty and staff:

It's time for CALS and LAS staff award nominations and I'm sure that many of you are aware of the outstanding achievements and accomplishments of department staff in the past year.

Therefore, the econ department staff awards committee is opening up nomination suggestions for this year's staff awards to all of you.

September 19, 2019

Smart Prosperity is sponsoring a short course on natural capital and capital asset pricing for PhD students and post-docs. There is funding available for students/post-docs (target North American students and post-docs). Information on the course and application process can be found on the Smart Prosperity website. 

September 18, 2019

What’s Your Story: Using Storytelling to Build Your Personal Brand
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
2:00-3:30 pm
Gold Room, Memorial Union

September 18, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, answered questions from Trent Rice, WHO Radio, about the likely effects on the regional economy of the Saudi oil production disruptions.

September 18, 2019

There will be a planned power outage for Heady and East Halls for elevator maintenance on Saturday, September 28, 2019.
You can monitor the status of this request here.

Questions about this request, contact the FP&M Work Information Center at 294-5100.

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