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May 02, 2019

Dr. Georgeanne ArtzWe were saddened to hear the news of our colleague Georgeanne Artz's passing on Thursday, April 25, after her battle with cancer. The Department of Economics wishes to extend condolences to Chris Boessen and his family.

May 01, 2019

Teaching Excellence awardeesCongratulations to four economics grad students who were awarded Iowa State University Teaching Excellence Awards. They are (l to r): Jae Hyoung Kim, Shirui Wang, Kunwon Ahn, and Jia Cao.

April 29, 2019

Hans Riensche, Lucy Dougherty, Madison MuellerThree economics department undergrads received scholarships at the Division of Student Affairs Leadership Awards Ceremony April 7. Students honored were:

April 29, 2019

Dr. Keri Jacobs, Dr. Alejandro PlastinaTwo member of the department were selected to receive AAEA Awards at the AAEA Annual Meeting in Atlanta in July, 2019.

April 29, 2019

A Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) report, The Impact of the 2018 Trade Disruptions on the Iowa Economy, has won the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Bruce Gardner Memorial Prize for Applied Policy Analysis

April 29, 2019

Dr. Lee SchulzLee Schulz, associate professor, was quoted in an April 25 story in the Brownfield Ag News.

April 29, 2019

Liesl EathingtonA study by assistant scientist Liesl Eathington, "Components of County Population Change, 2010-2018," was cited in a  WHO-TV story on April 26.

April 29, 2019

David Swenson David Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed for a story by Courtney Van Meter, Financial Times, about why Iowa has such a low unemployment rate, the nature of recent job growth, and how that might influence campaign messages.

April 25, 2019

Ag Bus Club NACTA winnersLast week, four Ag Bus Club members--Gabby Marti, Brooke Beinhart, Abrah Meyer, and Julia Campbell--traveled to Murry State University in Kentucky to compete in the Agricultural Business division at the NACTA conference.

April 25, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was quoted in an April 25th Des Moines Register article, "What you missed overnight: Legislature passes new hurdles to raising property taxes."

April 23, 2019

Sher Afghan AsadPh.D. student Sher Afghan Asad has won a Small Grant in Behavioral Economics from the Russel Sage Foundation.

April 22, 2019

Helena Pereira BartalottiCongratulations to Beatriz and Otavio Bartalotti on the newest member of their family! A little girl, Helena Pereira Bartalotti, was born at 5:03 on April 22, 2019. She weighed 4.026g (8 lb 14 oz) and measured 52cm (20.5 inches). Otavio reports that the whole family is doing well.

April 22, 2019

Dr. Keri JacobsKeri Jacobs, associate professor and Iowa Institute for Cooperatives Endowed Economics Professor, led a training workshop on April 16 on the cooperative business model for ISU faculty who will teach in the Ivy College of Business executive MBA program (Ivy EMBA).

April 16, 2019

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in an April 16, 2019, CNBC story, "China eyes U.S. poultry, pork imports in trade talks -sources."

April 16, 2019

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, made a presentation at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Center in Sioux City April 15, 2019, and was covered by KTIV, Sioux City.

April 16, 2019

Dr. Alejandro PlastinaAlejandro Plastina, assistant professor published a new report, "Egg Processing, Cartoning and Transportation Costs: A Special Report," for the Egg Industry Center.

April 16, 2019

Winter 2019 CARD Ag Policy ReviewThe Winter 2019 CARD Agricultural Policy Review is now available.

April 12, 2019

Rosenbloom, Women in Ag meetingJoshua Rosenbloom, professor and department chair, addressed the 20 members and three ISU students in attendance at the Central Iowa Women in Agribusiness Quarterly Networking Event March 27, 2019.

April 11, 2019

Celeste SwansonCeleste Swanson, ag bus/econ senior, was the subject of a CALS Senior Spotlight. Swanson, who is a Student Travel Consultant for CALS, has traveled on five study abroad programs.

April 10, 2019

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by Grant Gerlock, Iowa Public Radio, about whether the country, and Iowa in particular, is “full” as asserted by the president and the importance of foreign-born workers to the state’s economy.

April 10, 2019

Dr. Mark EdelmanMark Edelman, professor, made a Community Reinvestment Act presentation to 40 bank compliance officers from across Iowa at a round table sponsored by the three federal regulators April 9, 2019.

April 08, 2019

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in an April 7 The Daily Iowan article about the lack of progress with trade negotiations with China.

April 08, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for an April 4 Dispatch-Argus article, "Mexico touches everything we do in Iowa: Economist says Trump's plans could hurt entire economy."

April 04, 2019

Kim, LachlanGrad student Gyu Kim, his wife Eunmi, and daughter Miso welcomed Lachlan, a beautiful baby boy, to their family at 10:19 am Thursday morning, April 4.  Lachlan weighed 4 lbs. 14 oz. and was 18 3/4 inches long. Congratulations!

April 04, 2019

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was interviewed for a April 3 Des Moines Register story, "Farm losses drive Iowa's flood damage to $2 billion, Farm Bureau economists estimate."

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