First year PhD student Xiaolan Wan has had her paper, "Market reaction to the international acquisitions by Chinese firms: The role of potential intelligence sourcing and preannouncement," published in Chinese Management Studies in April 2020.
Joshua Rosenbloom has been reappointed for a second five-year term as chair of the Department of Economics. Joshua enjoys the strong support of faculty and staff, as evidenced by the survey created, administered, and distributed by the Economics Council. Survey results showed that he has done an excellent job leading the department over the past five years and we look forward to his good work during his second term.
Leigh Tesfatsion, research professor, has had a new book published by Wiley/IEEE Press.
Iowa State University’s Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) is currently accepting applications for a new research seed funding program dedicated to addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.
This is an opportunity for students, faculty, or companies with focus on economic recovery in the casino, food & beverage, hospitality, sports & entertainment, or travel industries.
The Lee Business School at UNLV and the Ted and Doris Lee Family Foundation have created a $1M Lee Prize for Innovation and Entrepreneurship with the goal of discovering solutions & providing funding for the process to bring ideas rapidly to market.
The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching is offering three professional development programs designed to enhance teaching effectiveness, improve student learning, and promote the scholarship of teaching and learning.
Application deadline for all programs: June 1, 2020
Peter Orazem, university professor, has been recognized by the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost as a faculty member who has demonstrated exemplary mentoring of junior faculty.
Dermot Hayes, professor, has won the university-wide 2020 Exemplary Faculty Mentor Award.
In a statement released April 10, President Wendy Wintersteen announced that al
GianCarlo Moschini, professor, is the recipient of the 2020 Quality of Research Discovery Award from the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA).
The fourth annual NBER Economics of AI conference will now be held virtually on 24-25 September 2020. Papers and video from the 2019 conference are available at https://www.economicsofai.com/nber-conference-toronto-2019.
Joydeep Bhattacharya, professor, had his paper, "Exponential-growth prediction bias and compliance with safety measures in the times of COVID-19," coauthored with Ritwik Banerjee and Priyama Majumdar published by arXiv.org.
A new report from David Swenson, associate scientist, provides a more complete picture of an industry's economic impact on Iowa's economy.
Lee Schulz, associate professor, had several recent media contacts:
EllieMae Millenkamp’s senior year at Iowa State University started with singing on national TV and is ending with the unknown of when she’ll sing live again.
GianCarlo Moschini, professor, has had his article, "Neonicotinoids in U.S. maize: Insecticide substitution effects and environmental risk," published in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.
A temporary food pantry is now available on campus to meet the needs of our community. It is located in the lower level of the Union Drive Community Center (207 Beyer Ct) in the West Side Market space. Hours are Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Anyone is welcome to take part in this service – no student ID is required, and staff will not be asking for or taking any information. You just need to show up, follow the posted instructions and get the food you need.
More information here.