Gonzalez-Ramirez delivers Loras College commencement speech

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CARD graduate student Jimena Gonzalez-Ramirez was invited to be the featured commencement speaker at the 2016 graduation ceremony at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, her alma mater. Jimena graduated from Loras College in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in economics and mathematics before coming to Iowa State as a graduate student. She will defend her dissertation this summer before starting a job as assistant professor in the department of economics at Manhattan College in New York. Jimena’s introduction starts around the 39:00 minute mark, and her speech starts at about the 43:00 minute mark. http://bit.ly/1U8I7aR (YouTube). Jimena at the 2016 Loras College graduation: http://bit.ly/1WjqETm (Facebook).

(Released May 2016)