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Three ag business students, Celina Young, Trey Forsyth, and Joni Erwin, were inducted into Cardinal Key on Sunday, April 10, 2016. Dr. Ebby Luvaga, a member of Cardinal Key, currently serves as one of honorary advisers.
Dave Swenson, associate scientist, did an on-camera interview with David Geiger, WHO TV Agribusiness Report, about Swenson’s report on the USDA local foods economic evaluation toolkit.
Chad Hart, associate professor was interviewed for the Agribusiness Report about the changes in crop insurance for Iowa farmers.
John Lawrence, CALS associate dean, was interviewed by Betsy Freese of Successful Farming for an article on the state of agriculture in 2016.
Undergrad students Anthony Sax and Jack Fischer presented papers this week at the Midwest Economics Association Meeting in Evanston, Illinois.
David Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by Joe Gardyasz, of the Des Moines Business Record, who had questions about the manufacturing skills gap and whether research substantiates anecdotal claims of firms having trouble finding qualified employees.
Catherine Kling, director of CARD, announced Matthew Clancy and Younjun Kim as the recipients of the third annual CARD Award for Best PhD Dissertation in Agricultural, Environmental, and Energy Economics Policy.
Liesl Eathington, assistant scientist, was interviewed for a story in the Ames Tribune about the pattern of population growth in metro areas.
Eathington was also quoted about the urbanization trend in a story in Dickinson County News.
She was also interviewed for a story on the population growth in Story County in the Ames Tribune.
Kevin Kimle, senior lecturer, and agricultural business students Garrett Ley and Jenna Lansing were interviewed for a segment about entrepreneurship that aired on The Angus Report on RFD-TV.
Joshua Rosenbloom, professor and chair, presented a seminar at Georgia Institute of Technology School of Public Policy on March 9, titled “Why Do Women Leave Computer Science and Information Technology Jobs?”
The Economics Department Scholarship Committee awarded almost $55,000 to 53 ag bus and econ students in March for their outstanding academic achievements and initiative.
Benjamin Meier, a senior co-majoring in industrial engineering and applied math in economics and Urja Rajesh Shah, an economics senior, have had papers accepted for the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Conference Economics Scholars Program for Undergraduate Research on April 1, 2016 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.
"The Economics of Local Food Systems: A Toolkit to Guide Community Discussions, Assessments, and Choices," a report from the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service. David Swenson, associate scientist.
Iowa State University Senior Vice President and Provost Jonathan Wickert and
Wendy Wintersteen, Endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences,
invite you to a special event honoring Quinn Weninger.
Gabriel Lade and Ivan Rudik, assistant professors, recently received a grant from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
Six members of the Agricultural Business Club were recently presented with this year's Outstanding Club Member Awards. They were:
Congratulations to the new 2016-2017 Economics Graduate Student Association elected officers.
In photo, from left to right: Yun Chang, vice president; Diego Soares Cardoso, president; and Kevin Duncan, treasurer.
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.
Helen Jensen, Brent Kreider, and Oleksandr Zhylyevskyy received
Dave Swenson, associate scientist, tells Charity Nebbe, Iowa Public Radio, that any new, sizable store almost guarantees an economic impact.
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.
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