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September 24, 2018

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed for a Sept. 20th story in the Des Moines Register "The economies of most Iowa metros are growing — except for two."

September 24, 2018

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in several media outlets regarding the USDA putting money into developing new markets:

September 24, 2018

2018 Landus Scholarship winnersLandus Cooperative, in collaboration with Iowa State University’s (ISU) Department of Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, recently awarded fifteen $1,000 scholarships to freshman majoring in agricultural business.

September 20, 2018

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, just published two articles:

September 20, 2018

Applications for Spring, 2019 Dean's High Impact Awards for Undergraduate Research will be accepted until Oct. 18, 2018.

Faculty are encouraged to work with their undergraduate researchers and apply for this award ($1,200.00 for 100 hours of work from the student). The following link may be used:

https://iastate.app.box.com/s/cf1kupslal4nvdnqvumto3llibmy6j6s

September 19, 2018

David Swenson David Swenson, associate scientist, gave several recent interviews with media:

Amy Mayer, Iowa Public Radio, about farm labor in Iowa and the potential of growth in farm labor helping to stabilize declining communities.

September 19, 2018

Wendiam SawadgoFourth year grad student Wendiam Sawadgo, made a selected presentation, discussant test session, at the AAEA Meetings in Washington, D.C. Aug. 5-7, 2018:

September 19, 2018

Fangge LiuFangge Liu, job market candidate, presented two papers at the AAEA Meetings in Washington, D.C., Aug. 6, 2018:

"Modeling the Property Price Impact of Lake Restoration: Evidence from Iowa"
Fangge Liu, Iowa State University; Wendong Zhang, Iowa State University; Catherine L. Kling, Iowa State University

September 19, 2018

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, gave a presentation at the Mid America CropLife Association annual meeting, which was used in a @croplifemag article about agriculture in China and the US.

September 19, 2018

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in stories in three September 19, 2018 media stories:

September 18, 2018

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, had several media interviews recently, including:

September 13, 2018

Dr. Joydeep BhattacharyaJoydeep Bhattacharya, professor, was quoted in a WalletHub Ask the Experts piece on the Federal Reserve rate hike.

September 13, 2018

David Swenson David Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by Donnelle Eller, Des Moines Register, on two stories:

September 12, 2018

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, spoke at the USDA-ERS workshop "Challenges to Changing Antibiotic Use in Food Animal Production: Economics, Data, and Policy" at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C. on Sept. 6-7, 2018.

September 11, 2018

Dr. John CrespiJohn Crespi, professor, has been named the interim director of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD).

September 10, 2018

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching is seeking applications for two CELT Faculty Fellows positions. These are half time appointments to begin spring semester 2019 or fall semester 2019.

One Faculty Fellow will lead the development of a new Teaching and Learning Academy and provide leadership in the Teaching Partners Program. The other Faculty Fellow will lead CELT efforts in the area of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) and assessment. 

September 10, 2018

Dr. Helen JensenAfter more than 33 years of service, Helen Jensen, professor of economics, is set to retire from Iowa State University. “I am ready to shift gears,” Jensen said.

September 10, 2018

Santiago Acerenza, 2nd year Ph.D. student had his paper "Culture is a luxury in Latin America" accepted for publication by the journal Estudios de Economía.

 

September 10, 2018

Dr. Sergio LenceA National Science Foundation (NSF) grant awarded to an interdisciplinary team led by an industrial engineering faculty member will combine elements of engineering with agriculture, economics and sociology to prepare research-based graduate students for an array of career paths.

September 10, 2018

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, urged Iowa farmers to watch their costs and be patient as they face a difficult market for corn and soybeans in an ISU Extension News story.

September 06, 2018

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in a Pork article on the pork industry's efforts to combat African Swine Fever.

September 05, 2018

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a UPI story on the program for federal aid to farmers "Farm aid package a 'small Band-Aid on a big wound,' farmers say."

September 05, 2018

Dr. Joshua RosenbloomJoshua Rosenbloom, professor and department chair, has been named a Fellow of the Cliometric Society by the Board of Trustees. 

September 05, 2018

Each summer, the NBER commissions a set of lectures on econometric methodology. This year's topic was "Weak Instruments and What to do About Them." Isaiah Andrews and James Stock of Harvard University discussed the diagnosis of this common problem in empirical research, and offered suggestions about estimation and inference in this setting. Their lectures, which were presented at the level of a graduate econometrics course, may be viewed at:
http://www.nber.org/econometrics_minicourse_2018/

September 05, 2018

Trenton BakerTrenton Baker, third year Ph.D. student, has won the 2018 Wayne W. Gross Fellowship.

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