Undergrad students Anthony Sax and Jack Fischer presented papers this week at the Midwest Economics Association Meeting in Evanston, Illinois.
David Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by Joe Gardyasz, of the Des Moines Business Record, who had questions about the manufacturing skills gap and whether research substantiates anecdotal claims of firms having trouble finding qualified employees.
Catherine Kling, director of CARD, announced Matthew Clancy and Younjun Kim as the recipients of the third annual CARD Award for Best PhD Dissertation in Agricultural, Environmental, and Energy Economics Policy.
Joshua Rosenbloom, professor and chair, presented a seminar at Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy on March 9, titled “Why Do Women Leave Computer Science and Information Technology Jobs?”
The Economics Department Scholarship Committee awarded almost $55,000 to 53 ag bus and econ students in March for their outstanding academic achievements and initiative.
Benjamin Meier, a senior co-majoring in industrial engineering and applied math in economics and Urja Rajesh Shah, an economics senior, have had papers accepted for the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference Economics Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research on April 1, 2016 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
"The Economics of Local Food Systems: A Toolkit to Guide Community Discussions, Assessments, and Choices," a report from the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. David Swenson, associate scientist.
Iowa State University Senior Vice President and Provost Jonathan Wickert and
Wendy Wintersteen, Endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences,
invite you to a special event honoring Quinn Weninger.
Savanna Lyons, a masterʼs degree student in economics and sustainable agriculture, is the recipient of the Barbara and Thomas Lyon Scholarship for the Study of Agricultural Cooperatives.
Six members of the Agricultural Business Club were recently presented with this year's Outstanding Club Member Awards. They were:
Congratulations to the new 2016-2017 Economics Graduate Student Association elected officers.
Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, participated as a panel member in the Ag Panel Discussion organized by the Central Iowa Chapter of the Risk Management Association. Clive, IA. March 2, 2016.
Ron Deiter, professor, gave a presentation entitled “Playing the Odds in Sports” to the ISU Sports Analytics Club, on Feb. 24, in Ames, IA.