The CARD report "The Impact of the 2018 Trade Disruptions on the Iowa Economy" has won the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association’s prestigious Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis Award.
The Iowa State University Ag Business Club won the "Outstanding Chapter" award at the Undergraduate Student Section Awards of the 2019 AAEA Annual Meeting, July 21-23, in Atlanta.
Peter Orazem, university professor, presented "The Status of Slovenia's Economic Transition" at the Executive Analytic Exchange on the Republic of Slovenia for Ambassador Blanchard on July 31 in Washington, DC.
At the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) meetings this year, Keri Jacobs, associate professor, Ziran Li ('17 PhD econ), and Dermot Hayes, professor, won the Applied Risk Analysis section’s Best Paper Award in Applied Risk Analysis for their paper, “Reference-Dependent Hedging: Theory and Evidence from Iowa Corn Producers,” published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics.
Lisa Stephany is the newly hired ISD pre-award grant support person for Economics, CARD, and Soc faculty.
She will start on August 14, will be housed in 581 Heady Hall, and will help facilitate your work on grant preparation.
He said it is common for gas stations in small- to medium-sized cities, like Marshalltown, not to compete aggressively.
Alum Joseph Balagtas ('98 MS ag econ) associate professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University, has been selected to serve as a senior economist, with a focus on agricultural and food policy, to the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) in Washington, D.C.
Deb McKay, cost center manager for Econ, Soc, and CARD, is resigning from Iowa State effective Friday, August 2, 2019. She has been an ISD cost center manager since July 1, and prior to that worked as an administrative specialist for Sociology in East Hall for a total of 40 years. Be sure to stop in and wish her well in her well-deserved retirement!
Michaela Eden, incoming master student of ag economics at Kansas State University, is one of the students working this summer at Iowa State as a George Washington Carver Research Intern.
David Swenson, associate scientist, had the following media contacts this week:
Lydia Richards, a recent UNI graduate, started today as the new student services specialist in the undergrad office.
SCHEDULED Parking Lot Closure Notice - Lot 48B - east side of Heady & East Hall
START DATE: Monday, 07/15/2019
END DATE: Saturday, 07/27/2019 5:00 PM
WHY: install new, underground electrical service for Heady Hall
COORDINATOR: Mike Parsons at firstname.lastname@example.org or 290-6025
From Arne Hallam:
Iowa State University attracted $469 million of total external funding for the fiscal year ending June 30. That’s a 7.9 percent decrease from fiscal year 2018’s record total of $509.2 million.
Researchers at the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) at Iowa State University have created a new online tool to help Corn Belt farmers predict corn crop yields, harvested acreage, and total production, as reported in the High Plains Journal, July 13, 2019.
Joshua Rosenbloom, professor and department chair, will collaborate with Donna Ginther, University of Kansas professor of economics and interim director of the Institute for Policy & Social Research, who was awarded a $236,790 National Science Foundation grant to study the effects of research funding on research outputs.