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December 03, 2018

Gary WynneAg 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.

December 03, 2018

Senior Economist
West Des Moines, Iowa

November 28, 2018

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/).

November 28, 2018

2018 holiday paratyThe 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.

See the photos.

November 28, 2018

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

November 28, 2018

Dr. Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, has had a new peer-reviewed article published in Cover Crops with funding from NCR-SARE and CARD:

November 26, 2018

Dr. Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, had the article "Choosing Corn Hybrids for 2019" published in Wallaces Farmer Nov. 26, 2018.

November 26, 2018

Dr. Dermot Hayes, Dr. Chad HartDermot Hayes, professor, and Chad Hart, associate professor, were interviewed for a Nov. 25th Des Moines Register story "Dozens of Iowa Farmers Get Less Than $25 from Trump Tariff Assistance, Data Show."

November 26, 2018

Dr. Oleksandr ZhylyevskyyOleksandr 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. 

November 26, 2018

Dr. Chad Hart, Dr. Lee SchulzChad Hart, associate professor, and Lee Schulz, associate professor, were quoted in the Nov. 21 Successful Farming article "10 Predictions for Farmers in 2019."

November 26, 2018

Kevin KimleKevin Kimle, senior lecturer, presented “Innovation in Agriculture” at the Cultivate Conference at Fargo, North Dakota, Nov. 15, 2018.

November 26, 2018

Dr. Mark EdelmanMark 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.  

November 19, 2018

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, was interviewed by Jeff Angelo for the story "Why Are Iowa Workers Being Laid Off In A Hot Economy?" on WHO News Radio Nov. 16, 2018.

November 19, 2018

Lihong and Joseph McPhailJoseph 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.

November 19, 2018

Ebby LuvagaEbby Luvaga, senior lecturer, was featured in the the CALS "Spirit of Thanksgiving" video.

November 19, 2018

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was part of a delegation of Iowa pork producers and industry officials who traveled to Korea after spending several days in Japan on what’s being called a “meat mission.” Schulz was quoted in a Radio Iowa story Nov. 16, 2018.

November 19, 2018

Dr. GianCarlo MoschiniGianCarlo 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.

November 19, 2018

Dr. Gabriel LadeGabriel Lade, assistant professor, presented at the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research workshop Nov. 15, 2018.

November 19, 2018

Dr. John WintersJohn 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.

November 19, 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:

November 19, 2018

Dr. David KeiserDavid Keiser, assistant professor, has had his paper "Consequences of the Clean Water Act and the Demand for Water Quality" chosen as an Editor's Choice in the journal Science.

November 19, 2018

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 3rd Star Tribune story "Farmers Brace For What's Next as Soybean Sales to China Tank."

November 19, 2018

David Swenson David Swenson, associate scientist, was quoted in a Breitbart article Nov. 4th on the effects of Trump's trade war on the political climate in Iowa.

November 19, 2018

Dr. Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, was interviewed for a Nov. 16th Iowa Farmer Today story "Iowa hotline offers financial, health resources."

November 19, 2018

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri 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"

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