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February 21, 2022

Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor had recent media contacts:

February 21, 2022

Bobby RicheyMinister Counselor for Agricultural Affairs of the U.S. Embassy, Beijing Bobby Richey ('86 MS economics) was guest speaker at the Feb. 9 virtual Econ Club meeting.

February 17, 2022

ICPSR Hybrid Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

All of our courses will feature hybrid instruction this summer. Learn with live lectures in Ann Arbor, or from your kitchen table. Every lecture is recorded too, so you can watch on your own time, or review what you saw in class earlier. Synchronous or asynchronous, it's your course on your time. 

February 17, 2022

Dear Econ Faculty and Staff,

February 15, 2022

Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was interviewed for a Feb. 14 KCUR story, "As African Swine Fever plagues other countries, the U.S. works to keep it out."

February 15, 2022

Faculty, staff and students can now get instant access to all Wolfram products site-licensed by Iowa State University.

Wolfram has partnered with Iowa State University to make Wolfram products available to faculty, staff and students through a site license. Currently this license includes Mathematica.

Here's a link you can bookmark to always get access to the most up-to-date list of products available for use both on and off campus:

February 15, 2022

Dave SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, talked with Leah Douglas, Thomson Reuters agriculture and energy policy reporter, about the economic prospects of the ethanol industry as it reaches a period of transition with RFS authorizations expiring in 2022.

February 15, 2022

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was a guest on Iowa Public Radio's “River to River” program to discuss the economy outlook for the state and country.

February 10, 2022

The next Open Scholar Café which will take a closer look at Iowa State’s data set disclosure process – a unique screening process used at ISU to ensure that research data published on DataShare doesn’t contain valuable IP or violate contracts, policy, law, or ethics.

February 10, 2022

Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, associate professor, was invited to present on carbon markets at the Wisconsin Corn Soy Expo at the Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, on Feb 3.

What you need to know to benefit from carbon markets

February 09, 2022

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, spoke on international demand for farm commodities in 2022 at a lunch in Welton, Iowa, hosted by Maquoketa State Bank and First Central State Bank.

February 07, 2022

Amy BrandauAmy Brandau, academic advisor, has been recognized with an Innovation and Exceptional Advising During COVID Award for her outstanding advising efforts during the past 20 months.

February 04, 2022

Learning communityMembers of the Ag Business program made two presentations Feb. 4 at the ISU Learning Communities Mid-Year Institute in the Memorial Union.

February 04, 2022

Solidarity Microfinance announced it has received a grant from Bank of America that will allow the Des Moines-based organization to further invest in Iowans working toward personal financial goals and entrepreneurial expansion, through $300,000 in additional funding spanning three years.   

February 03, 2022

John WintersJohn Winters, professor, was interviewed for a Feb. 3 story in The Street, "The Best Cities to Find a Job in 2022."

February 03, 2022

Jian LiJian Li, assistant professor, has had her paper, “The Limit of Targeting in Networks” (with Junjie Zhou and Ying-Ju Chen) accepted at the Journal of

February 02, 2022

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

Ben Kiefer, River to River, Iowa Public Radio, on the proposed flat income tax proposal.

William Spruance, Fox Digital Originals, on the subsidies afforded the Apple data center in Waukee.

February 01, 2022

Juan Carlos CordobaJuan Carlos Cordoba, professor, has had his article, "Malthusian Stagnation is Efficient,” published in the latest issue of Theoretical Economics.
The paper's coauthor is Xiying Liu.

February 01, 2022

ASFMRA winnersFive ag business students are 2022 American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers Iowa Chapter scholarship winners.

January 31, 2022

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was a featured speaker at the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2022 Forecast Luncheon in January.

January 31, 2022

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, associate professor made a recent presentation at the Great Lakes Crop Summit in Mt. Pleasant, MI, on Jan. 26, 2022, on "Midwest farmland values and U.S.-China agricultural trade: the way forward."

January 26, 2022

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was quoted in a Jan. 24 KPVI story, "Corn growers earn accolades."

January 26, 2022

Lisa StephanyLisa Stephany is a member of The CARES Team (pre-award support) that is the recipient of a 2021 Iowa State University Professional and Scientific Team CYtation Award. Congratulations, Lisa!

January 25, 2022

American Institute for Economic Research provides short- (2-6 week) and long-term (10-12 week) visiting research fellowships for researchers and academics working in fields that advance AIER's mission and research focus.

These fellowships provide an opportunity for researchers to collaborate, write, and work on a project. We have worked closely with scholars in economics, political science, philosophy, history, law, and other areas.

January 25, 2022

American Institute for Economic Research Student Conferences
The Harwood Graduate Colloquia are three-day conferences intended for graduate students. The colloquia center around interactive discussions and provocative lectures based on pre-assigned readings. Participants will learn as much from one another as they do from our esteemed scholars, and build relationships that can enrich their lives for years to come.

2022 Colloquia Dates and Topics (subject to change):

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