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September 29, 2021

Desire Kedagni, Kyunghoon BanA paper by Desire Kedagni, assistant professor, "Nonparametric Bounds on Treatment Effects with Imperfect Instruments'' (joint with Kyunghoon Ban), has been accepted for publication in The Econometrics Journal. Kyunghoon Ban is a 4th year Ph.D. student in the department.

September 29, 2021

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, was interviewed for a Sept. 28 Gazette story, "Can Iowa businesses use 401(k)s, other benefits as a recruitment lure?" about businesses using 401Ks and other benefits to recruit new employees.

September 28, 2021

Christopher Pudenz, Lee SchulzChristopher Pudenz, PhD student, and Lee Schulz, associate professor, had an article, “Packer Procurement, Structural Change, and Moving Average Basis Forecasts: Lessons from the Fed Dairy Cattle Industry,” published in the Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics.

September 27, 2021

Gary LynGary Lyn, assistant professor, presented his paper, "Market Adaptation to Climate Change in Dynamic Spatial General Equilibrium," at the prestigious 2021 Ron Jones International Trade and Macroeconomics Workshop Sept. 23-24 at the University of Rochester.

September 23, 2021

Bobby MartensBobby Martens, associate professor, was quoted in a Sept. 22 IHODL story, "Iowa Grain Giant Faces Crypto Ransomware Attack."

September 22, 2021

Leigh TesfatsionLeigh Tesfatsion, professor emerita, gave the keynote address at the Social Simulation Conference (Virtual), sponsored by the European Social Simulation Association (ESSA) Sept. 20-24, 2021.

September 22, 2021

David SwensonDavid Swenson, research scientist, had several recent media contacts:

Tyler Jett, Des Moines Register, about the latest job report for Iowa.

September 22, 2021

Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, associate professor made an invited presentation to the 2nd Workshop on Agricultural Risk Management organized by the University of Buenos Aires and the Argentine National Institute of Agricultural Technology on Sept. 17.

September 22, 2021

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Sept. 21 Washington Post story, "Russian hackers target Iowa grain co-op in $5.9 million ransomware attack."

September 21, 2021

Rachel Ross, Will FeuchtRachel Ross, ag bus junior and Will Feucht, ag bus senior, are 2021 Iowa Institute for Cooperatives scholarship recipients. 

The awards were given to fulltime students at two- and four-year colleges or universities who had work experience or an internship at an Iowa Institute for Cooperatives member cooperative.

September 21, 2021

Wendong Zhang, Terry BranstadWendong Zhang, associate professor, presented at the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers 2021 Leadership Institute Friday, Sept. 17. He presented on Inside Perspectives of China and Trade, along with former governor of Iowa and former U.S. ambassador to China Terry Branstad.

September 21, 2021

ISU WellBeing is once again partnering with Ames Lab Occupational Medicine to provide flu vaccinations to eligible ISU employees. The vaccine is provided at no cost as a service through ISU WorkLife and WellBeing. 

This year flu vaccinations will be available

Mon., Oct. 4-Fri., Oct.15 from 9:00am-4:00pm
State Gym, south gym

Here are some tips to help make your flu vaccination go smoothly and safely:

September 21, 2021

Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was quoted in a Sept. 20 KCRG story, "Iowans cope with rising food prices."

September 21, 2021

Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was a panelist at The Gazette Iowa Ideas 2021 Virtual Conference, In-Depth Week: All Eyes on Workforce on Monday, Sept. 20.

September 20, 2021

Thurs., Sept. 23, 2021
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September 20, 2021

Ron DeiterRon Deiter, emeritus professor, gave an invited (and virtual) presentation to the Ames Kiwanis Club on Sat., Sept. 18. The presentation was titled “The Economics of Collegiate Sports:  Selected Topics.”

September 16, 2021

Ned ZacharPitney Bowes Inc., a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing and financial services, announced that Ned Zachar ('85 economics) has joined the company as Vice President and will be responsible for managing the Investor Relations program.

September 16, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, associate professor, co-authored a white paper on the role of agricultural collaboration in US-China Relations, "Finding Firmer Ground: The Role of Agricultural Cooperation in US-China Relations." This is commissioned by the US Heartland China Association and the Carter Center, and will be posted on their websites and be distributed via email and printed copies to legislators and stakeholders.

September 14, 2021

Jun Yeong Lee son AndrewPhD student Jun Yeong Lee and his wife Sunhyung had a baby boy on Tues., Sept 14.

Little Andrew weighed in at 6 lb 11 oz, and is 20-1/2 inches long. All are doing well.

September 14, 2021

David Swenson David Swenson, research scientist, was cited in a Sept. 3 Perishable News.com story, "Small Family Farmers Generate More than 50% More Economic Value for Local Economy, Report Reveals."

September 14, 2021

Chad HartChad Hart, professor, was interviewed for a Sept. 4 Iowa Farmer Today story, "International relations key to maintaining demand."

September 14, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, associate professor, was interviewed for a Sept. 4 Iowa Farmer Today story, "U.S. production influences global ag practices."

September 13, 2021

US Farm ReportU.S. Farm Report kicked off their 2021 college roadshow season at Iowa State.

September 09, 2021

Please join us for a Fall Fulbright Welcome Event at ISU!  Meet the new Fulbright students and scholars at ISU, and re-connect with Fulbright alums.

Friday, September 24, 2021
4:00-5:30 pm
Pioneer Room, ISU Memorial Union

Light appetizers and refreshments will be served. 

Please pass the word along to new Fulbrighters who may not yet be on our mailing list.

September 09, 2021

Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, associate professor, has had an article, "A Fortune from misfortune: Evidence from hog firms’ stock price responses to China’s African Swine Fever outbreaks," published in Food Policy.

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