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April 19, 2016

Onalie AriyabandhuEconomics 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.

April 19, 2016

Sergio Lence, Chad HartEach spring, the Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated exemplary mentoring of junior faculty.

April 19, 2016

AMMO officers 16-17The AMMO club recently elected new officers for the 2016-2017 year.

April 19, 2016

ISU NAMA student chapterThe 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:

April 19, 2016

David SwensonDave Swenson, associate scientist, was a guest on Iowa Public Television’s “Iowa Press” program discussing various economic issues.

April 15, 2016

Dr. Wendong ZhangPublications:

"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

April 13, 2016

Photo of Dr. Lee SchulzLee 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.

April 13, 2016

Ebby Luvaga, Celina Young, Trey Forsyth, Joni ErwinThree 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.

April 11, 2016

David SwensonDave 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.

April 06, 2016

Dr. Chad HartChad Hart, associate professor was interviewed for the Agribusiness Report about the changes in crop insurance for Iowa farmers.

April 06, 2016

Dr. John LawrenceJohn Lawrence, CALS associate dean, was interviewed by Betsy Freese of Successful Farming for an article on the state of agriculture in 2016.

April 06, 2016

Anthony Sax, Jack FischerUndergrad students Anthony Sax and Jack Fischer presented papers this week at the Midwest Economics Association Meeting in Evanston, Illinois.

April 05, 2016

David SwensonDavid 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.

April 01, 2016

Photo of Matthew Clancy and Younjun KimCatherine 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.

March 30, 2016

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.

March 30, 2016

Photo of Kevin KimleKevin 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.

March 30, 2016

Dr. Joshua RosenbloomJoshua 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?”

March 30, 2016

Photo of scholarship winnersThe Economics Department Scholarship Committee awarded almost $55,000 to 53 ag bus and econ students in March for their outstanding academic achievements and initiative.

March 25, 2016

Benjamin Meier, Urja Rajesh ShahBenjamin 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.

March 24, 2016

David Swenson"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.

March 21, 2016

Photo of Dr. Quinn WeningerIowa 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.

March 09, 2016

Gabriel Lade and Ivan Rudik, assistant professors, recently received a grant from the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

March 09, 2016

Six members of the Agricultural Business Club were recently presented with this year's Outstanding Club Member Awards. They were:

March 07, 2016

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.


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