Fellowships for Scholars, Academic Year 2019-2020
"Economy and Society"
All types of inquiry are welcome, but especially works that seek to connect empirical investigations, be they archival, ethnographic, statistical, etc., and theoretical analysis.
Application deadline: Nov. 1, 2018
More information: http://www.sss.ias.edu
Dermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in a July 17 Reuters article on KFGO.com "Trade war puts the hoof into U.S. pig part exports to China."
David Swenson, associate scientist, spoke with Jason Lange of Reuters. Lange is studying the 220 counties that flipped from Obama to Trump. Lange asked questions about the characteristics and performance of the economy in the Iowa portion, primarily in the 1st Congressional District.
Gabriel Lade, assistant professor, appeared before the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment Wednesday, July 25, 2018.
Keri Jacobs, associate professor, has accepted an invitation to serve on the Choices editorial council.
The Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative hosted a group of farm and agricultural business professionals from Brazil from July 16 to 20 in its second Business Beyond Borders program.
Economics professor, adjunct
Fall semester, 2018
Ames or Boone, IA campus
Chris Moon, JD
David Keiser and Gabriel Lade, assistant professors, and Ivan Rudik, Cornell University, had their paper "Air Pollution and Visitation at U.S. National Parks" published in the journal Science Advances.
Ebby Luvaga, senior lecturer, has been in Nigeria since July 11, participating in a faculty exchange visit in Nigeria through the Mandela Washington Fellowship, the flagship program of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI). YALI empowers young African leaders through academic coursework, leadership training, mentoring, networking, professional opportunities, and local community engagement.
The Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost periodically publishes reports of interest to the campus community. The FY2018 Academic Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Report is now available on the Provost's website: http://www.provost.iastate.edu/about/reports.
David Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Caroline Cummings, Iowa statehouse/politics reporter for Sinclair, about the consequences of Sears and other legacy brand closings in the metro and out in regional trade centers in Iowa.
John Crespi, professor, has a new publication in the Annual Review of Resource Economics:
Assistant Professor Position in Food Industry Economics and Management
Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics
Ontario Agricultural College
Keri Jacobs, associate professor, presented a research paper on cooperative consolidation at the International Cooperative Alliance European Research Conference at Wageningen University in The Netherlands on July 5.
Perry Warjiyo ('91 PhD economics) was the subject of a July 10th Reuters story on Nasdaq.com.
Since taking office seven weeks ago, Bank Indonesia (BI) Governor Perry Warjiyo has raised interest rates more aggressively than any other Asian central banker to help defend a fragile currency and stem destabilising capital outflows.