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August 11, 2016

Dr. Wayne FullerWayne Fuller, distinguished professor emeritus of statistics and economics, is one of several Iowans with ties to CALS, who will be painted at the university exhibit at the Varied Industries Building during the Iowa State Fair, Aug. 11-21.

August 11, 2016

Computers: The Department of Economics authorizes one computer (thin client) and two monitors per graduate student. If you do not have one in your office, and would like one, please email cjorgens@iastate.edu to be added to the list. If you have one in your office that is not currently being used, or that is not set up, please let him know that as well. If you do not want a station at your desk he can remove any unwanted equipment.

August 11, 2016

Dr. Mark EdelmanMark Edelman, professor, with Barry Flinchbaugh, emeritus professor, Kansas State University, was invited by AgriPulse Communications to write an opinion piece entitled "Trade Agreements: Good or Bad?"

August 10, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by:

Alexander Sammon, Mother Jones, for a story on the Dakota Access pipeline controversy in Iowa, he had questions on Swenson's research that critiqued the economic impact study done on that project.

August 09, 2016

Georgeanne Artz, undergraduate Agricultural Business Club advisor, lead the ISU team to win the Creative Club award this year for their new trivia night idea. The team also won third place at the AAEA 2016 Quiz Bowl.

August 09, 2016

Matthew Clancy and GianCarlo MoschiniMatthew Clancy (2015) received the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award at the 2016 AAEA Meetings in Boston, MA.

August 09, 2016

Dr. Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor, was interviewed by Nancy Mayfield from The Eastern Iowa Farmer, Sycamore Media (Distributed to 3,000 farmers in Bellevue, DeWitt and Maquoketa, Iowa) about how to manage margins with low crop prices.

August 08, 2016

Dr. Sonya HuffmanSonya Huffman, adjunct associate professor, presented "Life Satisfaction and Diet: Evidence from the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey “ at two conferences:

August 03, 2016

Dr. Neil HarlNeil E. Harl, emeritus professor, will be featured on the Successful Farming Radio Magazine in a program entitled, "Farm Estate and Business Planning," on Aug. 8, 9, 10 and 11...

August 02, 2016

Bhattacharjee, Subhra weddingEconomics department alumnus Subhra Bhattacharjee married Alexander Reitmeyer on July 19, 2016 in Kolkata, India. Subhra, who is a recent PhD student of Cathy Kling and Joydeep Bhattacharya, works in Jerusalem for the United Nations. Several other department alumni attended the event. Shown in photo, left to right: Ritwik Banerjee (MS), Monisankar Bishnu (PhD), Subhra, Joydeep, and Min Wang (PhD).

August 01, 2016

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed by Charity Nebbe on Talk of Iowa, Iowa Public Radio, on how farm sizes in Iowa and the U.S. have doubled in the last 100 years.

August 01, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist had two interviews last week: In the Des Moines Register about the $8 million tax break for Prestage Farms...

August 01, 2016

Helen Jensen, Brent Kreider, Oleksandr (Alex) ZhylyevskyyHelen Jensen, Brent Kreider, Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy, and colleagues (Kim Greder at ISU and John Pepper at the University of Virginia) were awarded a $74,989 grant by the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research...

August 01, 2016

Dr. Mark EdelmanEdelman, Mark. "Addressing Rural Equity Capital Gaps for Strategic Development." selected paper presented at Community Development Society (CDS)...

August 01, 2016

Thomas SutherlandISU alumnus, Thomas Sutherland, has died in Ft. Collins, CO at age 85. He was released in 1981 after being held hostage by Islamic terrorists in Beirut, Lebanon for six years.

July 28, 2016

Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed by Aerin Curtis, Feednavigator.com, about how the hot weather in July is affecting feed crop growth and development.

July 25, 2016

Dr. Mark EdelmanMark Edelman, professor, was interviewed by ISU News Service about the Solidarity Microfinance program.

July 25, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist had several media interviews recently:

July 22, 2016

Ana Sophia LismanAdriana Valcu-Lisman, postdoc, and her husband Jeff welcomed little Ana Sophia who arrived Thursday morning at 9:53 am. Ana weighs  6 lbs 9 oz and was 19-1/2 inches long. Congratulations to all!

July 21, 2016

Kim, JoshuaCongratulations to Miyoung Oh, postdoc, and her husband Jiwoong Kim, who welcomed their newest family member on July 17th! Baby Joshua joins his older brother Isaac and sister Emma. All are doing well.

July 18, 2016

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Brian Morelli, Cedar Rapids Gazette, about how to measure the ostensible effectiveness of area regional development organizations...

July 18, 2016

Dr. Wendong ZhangThe 2015 Iowa Land Value Survey conducted by Wendong Zhang, assistant professor, and CARD was cited in an article by Courtney Fiorini, Mason City Globe Gazette.

July 18, 2016

Dr. David FrankelDavid Frankel, associate professor, had an op ed piece, "What's Happening to Obamacare?"  published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

July 14, 2016

Once again this year, CARD will be hosting an alumni reunion during the 2016 AAEA Annual Meeting in Boston.

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