Eathington: How some Iowa towns thrive

August 18, 2021

Liesl EathingtonLiesl Eathington, research scientist, was interviewed for an Aug. 18 Oskaloosa News story, "How a handful of Iowa towns thrive, rise above rural decline."

“A lot of this stuff is so fuzzy, it’s really difficult to tie it to one particular factor,” Liesl Eathington, Iowa State University economics researcher and the Iowa Community Indicators Program coordinator, said.

“The bottom line is, we can’t figure out, really, the magic recipe for growth.”

This story also covered by
Iowa Public Radio, Aug. 22
The Gazette, Aug. 31
Carroll Times Herald, Sep. 8

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