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April 06, 2016

Dr. John LawrenceJohn Lawrence, CALS associate dean, was interviewed by Betsy Freese of Successful Farming for an article on the state of agriculture in 2016.

April 06, 2016

Anthony Sax, Jack FischerUndergrad students Anthony Sax and Jack Fischer presented papers this week at the Midwest Economics Association Meeting in Evanston, Illinois.

April 05, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist,  was interviewed by Joe Gardyasz, of the Des Moines Business Record, who had questions about the manufacturing skills gap and whether research substantiates anecdotal claims of firms having trouble finding qualified employees.

April 01, 2016

Photo of Matthew Clancy and Younjun KimCatherine Kling, director of CARD, announced Matthew Clancy and Younjun Kim as the recipients of the third annual CARD Award for Best PhD Dissertation in Agricultural, Environmental, and Energy Economics Policy.

March 31, 2016

Photo of Alicia RosburgAlicia Rosburg, who received her Ph.D.

March 30, 2016

Liesl Eathington, assistant scientist, was interviewed for a story in the Ames Tribune about the pattern of population growth in metro areas.

Eathington was also quoted about the urbanization trend in a story in Dickinson County News.

March 30, 2016

Photo of Kevin KimleKevin Kimle, senior lecturer, and agricultural business students Garrett Ley and Jenna Lansing were interviewed for a segment about entrepreneurship that aired on The Angus Report on RFD-TV.

March 30, 2016

Dr. Joshua RosenbloomJoshua Rosenbloom, professor and chair, presented a seminar at Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy on March 9, titled “Why Do Women Leave Computer Science and Information Technology Jobs?”

March 30, 2016

Photo of scholarship winnersThe Economics Department Scholarship Committee awarded almost $55,000 to 53 ag bus and econ students in March for their outstanding academic achievements and initiative.

March 25, 2016

Benjamin Meier, Urja Rajesh ShahBenjamin Meier, a senior co-majoring in industrial engineering and applied math in economics and Urja Rajesh Shah, an economics senior, have had papers accepted for the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference Economics Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research on April 1, 2016 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

March 24, 2016

David Swenson"The Economics of Local Food Systems: A Toolkit to Guide Community Discussions, Assessments, and Choices," a report from the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. David Swenson, associate scientist.

March 21, 2016

Photo of Dr. Quinn WeningerIowa State University Senior Vice President and Provost Jonathan Wickert and
Wendy Wintersteen, Endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences,
invite you to a special event honoring Quinn Weninger.

March 21, 2016

A study by Catherine Kling, Dermot Hayes, and John Lawrence was cited in a story on the Agribusiness Report about Governor Brandstad's Save for the Future proposal to improve Iowa's water quality over the next 30 years.

March 21, 2016

Savanna LyonsSavanna Lyons, a masterʼs degree student in economics and sustainable agriculture, is the recipient of the Barbara and Thomas Lyon Scholarship for the Study of Agricultural Cooperatives.

March 09, 2016

Gabriel Lade and Ivan Rudik, assistant professors, recently received a grant from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

March 09, 2016

Six members of the Agricultural Business Club were recently presented with this year's Outstanding Club Member Awards. They were:

March 07, 2016

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, assistant professor, was quoted in an article in Iowa Farmer Today about how Iowa co-ops are making money.

March 07, 2016

Congratulations to the new 2016-2017 Economics Graduate Student Association elected officers.

March 07, 2016

Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, participated as a panel member in the Ag Panel Discussion organized by the Central Iowa Chapter of the Risk Management Association. Clive, IA. March 2, 2016.

March 07, 2016

David SwensonDave Swenson, associate scientist, tells Charity Nebbe, Iowa Public Radio, that any new, sizable store almost guarantees an economic impact.

February 25, 2016

Dr. Ron DeiterRon Deiter, professor, gave a presentation entitled “Playing the Odds in Sports” to the ISU Sports Analytics Club, on Feb. 24, in Ames, IA.

February 25, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Trent Rice, KASI Radio, about energy prices, the stock market fluctuations, and state and local subsidies to the DuPont/Pioneer research facility in Johnston.

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