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January 09, 2020

Santiago AcerenzaSantiago Acerenza, 3rd year grad student, had a new paper published jointly with Juan José Barrios from Universidad ORT, Uruguay, in the journal Economía Coyuntural.

January 08, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a Jan. 8 AgriPulse story, "Outcome-based pricing aims to reduce farmers' financial risk."

January 08, 2020

Dr. Wendong ZhangCARD's annual Iowa Farmland Value Survey, was cited in a Jan. 7 Post Bulletin opinion piece, "Our view: 10 things that could change farming."

January 07, 2020

Call for Papers
Economics of Mobility
Cambridge, MA: April 16-17, 2020
Submission deadline: Feb. 3, 2020

January 06, 2020

Beginning Jan. 1, 2020, registration for international travel for faculty, graduate students and staff is required. Comprehensive international health and emergency medical insurance is provided at no cost to all faculty and staff traveling internationally on university business. Enrollment in the insurance is now completed through this registration with the Office of Risk Management. The policy became effective Jan. 1, 2020. 

January 06, 2020

Donna OttoFriends and members of the economics department attended an informal reception to mark the retirement of Donna Otto, secretary to the chair, on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

January 06, 2020

Darlene Harl Darlene Harl, 86, of Ames, and wife of emeritus professor Neil Harl, passed away Jan. 2, 2020, following a series of illnesses in later life. She left a host of friends and relatives to mourn her passing.

January 06, 2020

Liesl EathingtonLiesl Eathington, assistant scientist, was interviewed for a Jan. 4 Ames Tribune story, "Debunking myths and understanding the importance of the Census, a tall task for city and county officials."

January 02, 2020

For travel expenses incurred on or after January 1, 2020, the default rate will be 28.75 cents/mile, a decrease of .25 cents/mile. This default mileage reimbursement rate is calculated at 50% of the full IRS rate and is applicable for trips of more than 100 miles if the traveler chooses to use a personal vehicle when a vehicle is available for checkout from ISU Transportation Services. 

 

January 02, 2020

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was quoted in a Dec. 31 St Louis Public Radio story, "For Beef And Pork Producers, 2019 Wasn't As Bad As It Could Have Been."

January 02, 2020

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, spoke on Iowa's economic recovery.
"Signs of economic recovery, but Iowa’s job growth lags behind nation"

January 02, 2020

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, was quoted in a Dec. 31 Des Moines Register article, "2020s vision: What’s ahead for Des Moines and Iowa — growth in the metro; challenges in housing, retail."

December 30, 2019

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, and author of CARD's annual Iowa Farmland Value Survey, was quoted in a Dec. 26 AgriNews story, "Iowa land prices stabilize."

December 30, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in the Dec. 26, 2019 New York Times story, "At Each End of Pacific, Skepticism Over China Farm Purchases" about the administration claim that China has agreed to increase American ag imports to $40 billion according to U.S. trade representative, Robert Lighthizer.

December 19, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, talked with O. Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa, about Iowa’s overall economic performance going into the caucuses.

December 18, 2019

Dr. Otavio BartalottiOtavio Bartalotti, assistant professor, presented the paper, "Identifying Marginal Treatment Effects in the Presence of Sample Selection," co-authored with Desire Kedagni and Vitor Possebom:

December 17, 2019

It is once again time to request information about any lobbying activity in which you may have engaged. Please review the message below regarding activities that must be reported. You can find a memo from Wendy Wintersteen, definitions of lobbying and a reporting form to be used if any of your activities qualify by following this link:  https://iastate.box.com/v/Lobbying . 

December 16, 2019

Dr. Bertan TurhanBertan Turhan, assistant professor, presented his paper, "Designing Matching Mechanisms for India with Comprehensive Affirmative Action Constraints," at two recent conferences:

At the invited Market Design Session in the Southern Economic Association Conference on November 25, 2019.

December 16, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a Dec. 12 Marketplace.org story, "These are the states benefiting the most from the $28 billion farm bailout."

December 13, 2019

Dr. Gary LynGary Lyn, assistant professor, presented his paper, "Grounded by Gravity: A Well-Behaved Model with Industry-Level Economies of Scale," at an invited session on Globalization and Productivity at the Southern Economic Association Conference on November 25, 2019.

December 12, 2019

Amy Emmett, Donna OttoThe Department of Economics hosted its annual holiday party on Weds., Dec. 11, 2019 in 368A Heady Hall.

Many faculty, staff and friends seized the opportunity to gather and celebrate the holidays and end of semester, and to enjoy a delicious lunch.

See the photos.

December 11, 2019

Jake Smith and Lauren JohnsonCongratulations to second year Ph.D. student Timothy "Jake" Smith and Lauren Johnson, who were married Saturday, Dec. 7, in Des Moines! 

December 11, 2019

Dr. Wendong ZhangAt his 2019 Iowa State University Land Value Survey press conference Wednesday, Dec. 11, Wendong Zhang, assistant professor for CARD, announced that Iowa farmland value grew 2.3% in 2019, barely exceeding inflation. The press conference, held at 10 a.m.

December 11, 2019

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor was quoted in a Dec. 10 Quad-City Times story, "Ag community hopeful USMCA trade deal developments lead to bill signing."

December 11, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was quoted in a Dec. 10 Quad-City Times story, "Ag community hopeful USMCA trade deal developments lead to bill signing."

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