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.
David Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Trent Rice, KASI Radio, about energy prices, the stock market fluctuations, and state and local subsidies to the DuPont/Pioneer research facility in Johnston.
Keri Jacobs, assistant professor, spoke with Matt Wilde, Iowa Soybean Association why (historical and future) local cooperatives are consolidating and the impact on famers and Iowa.Jacobs also spoke with Roy Leidahl, Iowa Farmer Today about consolidation of cooperatives, what is driving it, and the impacts on producers.
Eight members of the ISU Agricultural Business Club participated in the Academic Quiz Bowl competition in the Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting in February.
"The Role of Iowa State University in Assisting the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe in Transitioning to a Market Economy," Emeritus Professor Neil Harl, Slovo, Vol. 16, No. 2, Winter 2015-2016
Nancy B. Brannaman, BS Ag Business/Farm Operation, MS Ag Economics/Finance, ISU, will be the guest speaker at next week's meeting of the Economics Club.
Dave Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Jason Foley, Des Moines Register, about Governor Branstad’s campaign goals after five years and the role his administration has played in the state’s overall recovery from the Great Recession.
Bruce Babcock, professor, was quoted in an article in The Fiscal Times about how Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz's victory in the Iowa Caucuses could affect the future of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).