Neil E. Harl, emeritus professor, was interviewed by Doug Cooper on June 24 on the WHO Radio "Big Show" at noon on "Expected Consequences of the Brexit Vote."
Joshua Rosenbloom, professor and department chair, had an article about his economic history research published on Vox EU. org.
Ron Deiter, professor, served as a discussion leader for the Iowa Institute of Cooperative’s Iowa Cooperative Intern Day held at the Monsanto Learning Center in Huxley, IA on June 23, 2016.
Webinar Viewing of USDA’s “Veterans in Agriculture”
with small discussion afterward
FREE LUNCH: RSVP email@example.com
Friday, July 1, 2016
Curtiss Hall Rm. 0009
Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, made two presentations June 12-14, 2016 at the National Farm Business Management Conference, Sioux Falls, SD:
Neil E. Harl, emeritus professor, was interviewed by Thoman Philpott, Mother Jones magazine on "Implications of Concentration in a World of Big Data."
Student Counseling Service will again be offering the 8-hour Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trainings at ISU this summer! All 2016 trainings are in July:
July 12 & 19 (Tuesdays), 2016 12pm-4:15pm*
July 14 & 21 (Thursdays), 2016 8am-12:15pm*
July 26 & 28 (Tuesday & Thursday), 2016 12pm-4:15pm*
Congrats to three recent PhD grads in their new jobs: Kenny Liao: Visiting Assistant Professor of Economics, Oberlin College; Xiaohong Zhu: Capital Markets Analyst II, Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines; and Zhixia Ma: Agriculture Bank of China!
Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, was interviewed by Karen Angel, Bloomberg Business, on long-term land tenure changes in the Midwest.
Neil E. Harl, emeritus professor, was interviewed on June 16 by Diane Alter, a financial analyst for CTFN, an on-line financial news firm headquartered in Connecticut, on "Anti-trust Policy and Pending Mergers."
The Spring 2016 Department of Economics Alumni Newsletter Update is now available online.
Congratulations to grad students Jennifer West and Kevin Duncan who got married last weekend before friends and family at the Des Moines Botanical Center in Des Moines, Iowa!
Neil E. Harl, emeritus professor had several recent media interviews.
Dermot Hayes, professor, will speak on U.S. exports and international trade at the World Pork Expo at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in Des Moines, June 8-10, 2016.
On May 31, 2016, the U.S. Department of State (State Department) issued a Travel Alert for Americans in Europe through August 31, 2016. The Travel Alert is notable in that it is only the third time that the State Department has issued a general Travel Alert for Europe. Aside from highlighting the risk posed to U.S. citizens from potential terrorist attacks at public locations and large scale events (i.e., tourist sites, restaurants, commercial centers, mass transit, etc.), the Travel Alert draws specific attention to France and Poland.
Kevin Kimle, senior lecturer and director of Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative, was interviewed by Matthew Patane, Des Moines Register, for a story on the Ag Startup Engine.
Emeritus Professor George Wells Ladd, 91, of Ames, Iowa, died May 22, 2016, at Green Hills Retirement Community.
Kevin Kimle, senior lecturer and director of Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative, has assisted in the creation and development of Ag Startup Engine, which is a private-sector entity.