David Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Brian Morelli, Cedar Rapids Gazette, about how to measure the ostensible effectiveness of area regional development organizations...
Once again this year, CARD will be hosting an alumni reunion during the 2016 AAEA Annual Meeting in Boston.
Wallace Huffman, professor, and Jonathan McFadden.
Another enrollment record has been set this summer, with 11,942 students attending the summer sessions. That's an increase of 306 students over last summer's previous record. The growth is in students learning online. The subset of students enrolled only in online or other distance options increased 431, up to 3,388 students this summer.
Otavio Bartalotti, assistant professor, presented the paper "Bootstrap Confidence Intervals for Sharp Regression Discontinuity Designs with the Uniform Kernel," Otavio Bartalotti, Gray Calhoun, and Yang He, at two recent conferences.
The Undergraduate Programs Office completed freshman 2-day summer orientation sessions in June. Ninety-four ag business and six economics freshmen attended.
Ron Deiter, professor, presented two invited workshops (June 29 and June 30) entitled “Dive Into Some Fun Pricing Games” for the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference held on the ISU campus.
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David Swenson, associate scientist, had three interviews this week pertaining to the effects of Brexit on the Iowa and U.S. economies.
Wallace Huffman, professor, had an article published in the most recent issue of Choices, a publication of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
Elizabeth Burns-Thompson, 2011 ag bus, international ag, was named the CALS Young Alum of the Month for June 2016.
The AAEA Fellows Selection Committee has selected John A. Miranowski to be honored as a 2016 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association Fellow.
Grantland Shipp was born in Ames in 1932 and graduated from Iowa State with a B.A. in economics. Until his death, Shipp remained a member of the Ames community and still lived in the home that his grandparents built along with his wife of 59 years, Anne Parsons Shipp