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Iowans could soon feel the impacts from the nationwide tampon shortages

Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Skylar Tallal | KGAN
Another nationwide shortage is leaving shelves bare of another essential item, tampons. “The other thing that has been happening is related to the pandemic," says Anne Villamil and economics professor at the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business. "We’ve had tremendous supply chain problems.”
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Not a Recession: UI Professor explains why the fed is considering another interest hike

Tuesday, June 14, 2022
Valeree Dunn | KGAN
Iowa's News Now spoke with a Economics Professor Anne Villamil at the University of Iowa's Tippie College of Business about why the fed is considering another interest hike so soon after its last one.
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Iowa economist: ‘no doubt’ inflation will lower

Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Mollie Swayne | KCRG
Dr. Anne Villamil is a Professor of Economics at the University of Iowa. She said inflation following the pandemic is going on longer than experts expected. “I think the Fed did not consider the continuing supply chain issues.”
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Report shows Iowans are suffering badly from low wages

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Samantha Bielema | The Daily Iowan
A Common Good report found that multiple types of working Iowa households are struggling to make ends meet. The most basic budget is not attainable for some in the state because of low wages and high living expenses.
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Higher food costs affecting Iowans; Tippie professor explains record inflation

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Travis Breese | KWWL
"At the core of the issues is people losing their jobs at the start of the pandemic," Nuray Akin said, a visiting associate professor of economics at the University of Iowa. Akin says while the pandemic started over two years ago, it is still affecting companies worldwide. Firms ratcheted down their production in 2020, anticipating lower demand. Now the wheels of restarting normal levels of supply...

Tippie College of Business recognizes faculty and staff with 2022 collegiate awards

Monday, May 9, 2022
Each year the Tippie College of Business recognizes its faculty and staff with collegiate awards for excellence in teaching, research, and service. The 2022 award winners were announced at a ceremony on May 4, 2022.
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Governor Reynolds orders a ban on Russian Liquor

Monday, February 28, 2022
Caroline Reevie | KCRG
Monday Governor Reynolds announced a ban that would stop the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division from selling Russian Liquors. Iowa is one of 17 states that control the sale of alcoholic liquor at the wholesale level. This move comes as the Governor expresses her solidarity with Ukrainians.

More veterans using Freedom Foundation pantry in Cedar Rapids as food prices rise

Nuray Akin, a visiting associate professor of economics at the University of Iowa says pandemic shutdowns, changing supply and demand, and labor shortages have all played a role in why food is more expensive.

New Tippie economics department executive officer looks to rebuild program

David J. Cooper, the new departmental executive officer for the economics department at the Tippie College of Business, will look to simplify the economics major and focus on recruitment.

Tippie study uses 3D scanning technology to link physical appearance and income

Friday, September 3, 2021
A new study from the Tippie College of Business finds more evidence for the so-called beauty premium, using body scan technology to determine body shape that find taller men receive an income premium while larger women pay an income penalty.