Jimena González

Assistant Professor, Economics & Finance

Education

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 2016
  • B.S. in Economics and Mathematics, Loras College, Dubuque, IA, 2009 

Courses Taught

  • ECON 203: Microeconomics
  • ECON 332: Introduction to Environmental Economics
  • ECON 375: Assimilating the Internship Experience in Economics.
  • ECON 432: Applied Environmental Economics
  • ECON 471: Economics Thesis Project I
  • MBAC 626: Environmental Economics and Policy
  • Research
    • Environmental and natural resource economics
    • Behavioral economics
    • Development economics
  • Publications and Scholarly Activities

    Peer-Reviewed Publications:

    Other Publications

    Conference/Seminar Presentations:

    • 2020:
      • Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) Sessions at the Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Annual Conference, Boston, MA, February. 
    • 2019:
      • Southern Economic Association (SEA) Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL, November.
      • The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) Conference, Spokane, WA, October (presented with Sierra Arral, Heyi Cheng, and Veronica Cheng)
      • O'Malley School of Business Seminar SeriesRiverdale, NY, October (presented with Heyi Cheng and Sierra Arral). 
      • Behavioral and Experimental Economists of the Mid-Atlantic (BEEMA) Conference, Villanova, PA, October. 
      • International Association for Conflict Management (IACM) Conference, Dublin, Ireland, July (Presented by Hillie Aaldering)
      • International Conference for Social Dilemmas (ICSD), Sedona, AZ, June. 
      • Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (AERE) Sessions at the Midwest Economic Association (MEA) Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, March. 
      • Eastern Economic Association (EEA) Annual Conference, New York, NY, February (presented by Heyi Cheng, Veronica Cheng, and Sierra Arral).
    •  2018:
      • Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, August.  
      • Midwest Economics Association (MEA) Annual Meeting, Evanston, IL March
      • Eastern Economics Association (EEA) Annual Conference, Boston, MA, March. 
    •  2017:
      • American Economic Association (AEA) Conference on Teaching and Research in Economic Education (CTREE), Denver, CO, June.
      • Midwest Economics Association (MEA) Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, March.
      • Manhattan College School of Business Seminar Series, Riverdale, NY, March.
      • Eastern Economics Association (EEA) Annual Conference, New York. NY, February.
    •  2016:
      • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August.
      • Economics Department Workshop Seminar, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, December.
      • Midwest Economics Association (MEA) Annual Meeting, Evanston, IL, April.
    • 2015:
      • Missouri Valley Economics Association (MVEA) Meeting, Kansas City, MO, October.
      • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) & Western Agricultural Economics Association (WAEA) Joint Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, July.
      • European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE) Annual Conference, Helsinki, Finland, June.
    • 2014:
      • Heartland Environmental and Resource Economics Conference, Champaign-Urbana, IL, November.
      • Missouri Valley Economics Association (MVEA) Meeting, St. Louis, MO, October.
  • Professional Experience and Memberships
    • Association of Environmental and Resource Economists
    • Behavioral and Experimental Economists of the Mid-Atlantic 
    • Southern Economic Association
    • Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
    • American Economic Association
    • Midwest Economics Association
    • Eastern Economics Association
  • Honors, Awards, and Grants
    • Gabrial Hauge Faculty Fellowship (2019-2021)
    • AEA Mentoring Program Travel Grant (2019)
    • CARD Award for Best PhD Dissertation in Agricultural, Environmental, and Energy Economics Policy (2017)
    • Commencement Speaker, Loras College (May 2016)
    • AAEA Post-Conference Workshop Travel Stipend (2015)
    • Iowa State University:
      • GPSS Professional Development Travel Grant (2015)
      • James Prescott Scholarship (2015)
      • Robert Thomas Teaching Award for Graduate Teaching Assistant (2010)
      • Robert Thomas Teaching Award for Graduate Student Ambassador (2010)
      • T.W. Schultz Scholarship (2009)
    • Loras College:
      • Dean’s Top 20 (2009)
      • Louis Ernsdorff Senior Mathematics Award (2009)
      • Noonan Award in Economics (2009)
      • Fitzgerald Delta Epsilon Sigma National Scholarship (2008) and Fellowship (2009)
      • Loras College Student Leader of the Year (2008)
      • Loras College Honors Program (2005-2009)