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February 11, 2020

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, is part of a new university committee established by President Wendy Wintersteen to improve sustainability at Iowa State.

February 11, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a Feb. 10 New Republic story, "How Ditching the Iowa Caucus Could Remake the Biofuels Debate."

February 10, 2020

Dr. Alejandro PlastinaA study led by Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, on cover crop use by farmers, was cited in a Feb. 7 story on KMAland radio.

February 10, 2020

Dr. Joshua RosenbloomJoshua Rosenbloom, professor and department chair, was interviewed for a Feb. 7 Business Record story, "NOTEBOOK: What would it mean for the state’s economy if Iowa loses its first-in-the-nation status?"

February 05, 2020

Dr. Joydeep BhattacharyaJoydeep Bhattacharya, professor, had his research article, "Resolving intergenerational conflict over the environment under the pareto criterion," published in the March 2020 edition of the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management.

February 05, 2020

Economics of Information Technology and Digitization
July 16 and 17, 2020
Royal Sonesta Hotel
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Paper submission deadline: March 18, 2020

February 04, 2020

IPUMS is accepting applications for the IPUMS CPS Summer Data Workshop occurring May 18-20, 2020 at IPUMS HQ in Minneapolis, MN.

February 03, 2020

Dr. Dudley LuckettDudley Luckett, Emeritus Professor, Distinguished Professor in Liberal Arts and Sciences, passed away January 24, 2020.

February 03, 2020

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor, was quoted in a Jan. 30 Ottumwa Courier story, "Restoring habitat helps build Iowa farms," about the federal Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).

February 03, 2020

Dr. Wendong ZhangWendong Zhang, assistant professor, was quoted in a Jan. 31 Yahoo Finance story, "Democrats Claim the Economy Needs Work. Here's a Breakdown of the Early Primary States."

February 03, 2020

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, had several recent media contacts:

Beatriz Navarro, La Vanguardia (Spain), on the economy and which parts of the state (and industries) were more dependent on immigrants than others.

January 31, 2020

The NBER and the Conference on Research in Income and Wealth (CRIW) seek to promote professional interactions among producers and users of government economic statistics. To that end, in summer 2020 the NBER's Productivity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program and the CRIW will jointly sponsor a workshop to be held Monday, July 13 and Tuesday, July 14 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The workshop organizers are Katharine Abraham, Susanto Basu, Nick Bloom and Carol Corrado.

Submission deadline: March 18, 2020

January 31, 2020

Seven members of the department were recently thanked through #CyThx recognition.The #CyThx initiative was formed to help support the ISU Strategic Goal #4: "to enhance and cultivate the ISU experience where faculty, staff, students, and visitors are safe and feel welcomed, supported, included, and valued by the university and each other.” The initiative invites Cyclones to share “Who makes you feel like a valued member of the ISU community?”

January 31, 2020

July 24-25, 2020
Cambridge, MA
Submission deadline: March 18, 2020

January 31, 2020

July 14-15, 2020
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Submission deadline: March 18, 2020

As part of the Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship (PIE) Program activities at the NBER Summer Institute, we are organizing a two-day research meeting on Innovation.

The workshop will include papers on the economics of innovation and innovation policy.  We encourage submissions on any topic related to innovation, and are especially interested in papers relating to:

January 30, 2020

Dr. Joydeep BhattacharyaJoydeep Bhattacharya, professor, has had his article, "Intergenerational Debt Dynamics Without Tears," published online on ScienceDirect by Elsevier Journals. 

January 28, 2020

For the past two decades, the Iowa State University extension farm management team has maintained two monthly newsletters, Iowa Farm Outlook and Ag Decision Maker. Both have served as useful platforms to provide education and information about the economic decisions within agriculture.

January 27, 2020

The editors of Link magazine, the LAS alumni publication, are looking for faculty, students or alums who have connections with the Census.

January 27, 2020

Dr. Otavio BartalottiOtavio Bartalotti, assistant professor, had a paper, "Wild bootstrap for fuzzy regression discontinuity designs: obtaining robust bias-corrected confidence intervals," accepted for publication in the Econometrics Journal

January 27, 2020

The 8th Annual Professional and Scientific Council Professional Development Conference
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Scheman Building, Iowa State Center

January 27, 2020

March 11-12, 2020, Iowa State will host the Fifth Annual Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance Conference. This international conference is conducted in collaboration with research universities organized through the Academic Alliance https://www.stratcom.mil/Academic-Alliance/ of the United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM).

January 23, 2020

Iowa State Researchers and their students are encouraged to participate in Iowa State Research Day, March 25, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.

January 23, 2020

Dr. Dermot HayesDermot Hayes, professor, was quoted in a Jan. 23 Country Journal story, "People, product and protocol—Biosecurity and African swine fever."

January 23, 2020

Lydia Richards would like to share a great opportunity to help students prepare for upcoming spring career fairs. The ISU Free Business Attire Pop-Up Shop is seeking gently-used professional wear donations.

January 23, 2020

Wendong Zhang, Alejandro Plastina, Wendiam SawadgoThe Iowa Farmland Ownership and Tenure Survey conducted by Iowa State University suggests that adoption of conservation practices has increased slightly since 2012, and that ongoing trends in land ownership and management are likely barriers to a number of conservation practices.

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