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May 18, 2020

Xiaolan WanFirst 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.

May 18, 2020

COVIDMembers of the Center for Agricultural Research and Rural Development (CARD) and the Department of Economics have launched a new resource website with COVID-related research, information, and resources that examines the impacts of the pandemic on local, regional, and global economies.

May 18, 2020

Dr. Joshua RosenbloomJoshua 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.

May 15, 2020

Dr. Leigh TesfatsionLeigh Tesfatsion, research professor, has had a new book published by Wiley/IEEE Press.

May 14, 2020

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.
 

May 14, 2020

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.

May 14, 2020

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

May 13, 2020

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter 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.  

May 13, 2020

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, has won the university-wide 2020 Exemplary Faculty Mentor Award.

May 12, 2020

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in a May 11 Feedstuffs story, "Congress, NPPC seek ways to support producers euthanizing hogs."

May 11, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed May 10 by hosts Gemma Gaudette of Boise State Public Radio and Charity Nebbe of Iowa Public Radio as they took an inside look at the pandemic's impact on our food system, "Is the U.S. food supply chain in trouble?"

May 08, 2020

Roger UnderwoodA letter penned by alumnus Roger Underwood ('80 ag business) was published in the May 6 Ames Tribune with the title, "Strong Leaders Will Make Us Stronger Than Ever."

May 08, 2020

Ebby Luvaga, Amy Brandau In a statement released April 10, President Wendy Wintersteen announced that al

May 08, 2020

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was interviewed for a May 7 Marketplace story, "Imports way off as COVID-19 slams into U.S.-China trade."

May 07, 2020

Dr. GianCarlo MoschiniGianCarlo Moschini, professor, is the recipient of the 2020 Quality of Research Discovery Award from the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA).

May 07, 2020

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.
   

May 06, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a May 5 WHO Radio News story, COVID restricts meat supply, even in pork-rich Iowa."

May 06, 2020

Economics Faculty and Staff:

Attached is the application to request that your research be designated as “essential.” 

From VPR Sarah Nusser concerning research activities during the pandemic:

May 05, 2020

David SwensonA new report from David Swenson, associate scientist, provides a more complete picture of an industry's economic impact on Iowa's economy.

May 05, 2020

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, had several recent media contacts:

May 05, 2020

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, university professor, was interviewed in a May 4 Des Moines Register story, "Iowa's restaurants, shops welcome chance to reopen, but many businesses and customers still on sidelines."

May 04, 2020

EllieMae MillenkampEllieMae 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.

April 30, 2020

Dr. GianCarlo MoschiniGianCarlo 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.

April 30, 2020

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.

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