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The Economics Department main office (260 and 266 Heady Hall) and the advising office (174 Heady) will participate in summer work hours, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, beginning Monday, May 9th. We will return to regular hours on Monday, August 15.
David Swenson, associate scientist, and Lee Schulz, assistant professor, were quoted in an article in the Fremont Tribune on vertical integration.
For faculty members that use Pivot and ORCID: they are now syncing. Here is a link to more information. You have to put your ORCiD into your pivot profile. Which will update your pivot profile.
Drew Mogler, senior, won the Spring 2016 CALS Ag Business Leadership Excellence Award and gave the address at the college's spring convocation on May 7 at Hilton Coliseum.
Iowa State University student teams won the overall sweepstakes award among four-year institutions at the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Conference April 14-16.
Senior Blake Heimann received the 2016 Barbara Mack Scholar Award in the Humanities or Social Sciences at the Phi Beta Kappa initiation this spring.
Michael Long, CARD systems analyst, has received the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences P&S Award for Excellence in Information Technology.
Seniors and honors students Sydney Elson and Kathlina Roat presented their posters at the University Honors poster session on Wednesday, April 27th at the Memorial Union.
Five economics students were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest nationwide liberal arts and sciences honor society. The organization honors students for the excellence and breadth of their undergraduate scholarly accomplishments.
Solidarity Microfinance, one of the Community Vitality Center's continuing projects, was mentioned in an article in the Des Moines Register.
Mark Edelman, professor, presented an Economic Development workshop seminar titled: "Capitalism Doesn't Work Without Capital: 3 Strategies for Assessing and Addressing Local Gaps and Opportunities"
Kevin Kimle, senior lecturer, has been given the ISU Award for Achievement in Economic Development in Iowa. The award is a reflection of his commitment to Iowa State, his professional reputation, and the esteem of his peers.
Department hosts conference
Global Games in Ames, an economic theory conference organized by Associate Professor David Frankel, was held on April 8 and 9, 2016 in Heady Hall.
There will be a planned power outage affecting Heady Hall on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, from 5-9 pm.
John Lawrence, CALS associate dean, was quoted in an article for the April 20 issue of the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman.
Neil Harl, emeritus professor, was quoted in an article in Iowa Farmer Today, saying he has concerns about intellectual property and anti-trust issues.
President Steven Leath has named Catherine Kling to the President’s Chair in Environmental Economics for her exemplary performance and contributions to natural resources and environmental economics. Kling was honored April 15 at a medallion ceremony during the ISU Foundation Governors luncheon.
Economics alumna, Onalie Ariyabandhu was named a 2016 Iowa STATEment maker for her work in the areas of health, education, gender equity, and religious tolerance in her native Sri Lanka.
Each spring, the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated exemplary mentoring of junior faculty.
The AMMO club recently elected new officers for the 2016-2017 year.
The Iowa State student chapter of the National Agri-Marketing Association was awarded the following at the 2016 National Agri-Marketing conference in Kansas City last week:
Dave Swenson, associate scientist, was a guest on Iowa Public Television’s “Iowa Press” program discussing various economic issues.
"Spatial Heterogeneity, Accessibility, and Zoning: An Empirical Investigation of Leapfrog Development" was just accepted by Journal of Economic Geography and it is now in press and online at https://academic.oup.com/joeg/article-abstract/17/3/547/2930549/Spatial-Heterogeneity-Accessibility-and-Zoning-An
Lee Schulz, assistant professor, was interviewed for an article in the Globe Gazette about whether Prestage Farms will find adequate supply of hogs for its proposed plant in Mason City.