Liesl Eathington In the News

October 08, 2019
 

Liesl EathingtonLiesl Eathington, assistant scientist, was interviewed for an October 8th Des Moines Register story, "Ankeny, West Des Moines top 65,000 residents."  The American Community Survey’s one year estimates show the city's (Des Moines) population was 216,993 in 2018, compared

August 26, 2019
 

Dr. Peter OrazemPeter Orazem, professor, was quoted in an August 23 Des Moines Register story, "Survey predicts shrinking manufacturing sector as demand falters" which reported that Iowa's unemployment rate rose from 2.4% to 2.5%, the first uptick in more than a year.

August 15, 2019
 

David Swenson, Liesl EathingtonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed for an August 11th Sioux City Journal story, "As Dollar General rapidly expands in rural Siouxland, small-town grocers report losses."

July 31, 2019
 

Liesl EathingtonLiesl Eathington, assistant scientist, was quoted in a July 30th story in the Dickinson County News.

April 29, 2019
 

Liesl EathingtonA study by assistant scientist Liesl Eathington, "Components of County Population Change, 2010-2018," was cited in a  WHO-TV story on April 26.

December 12, 2018
 

David Swenson, Liesl EathingtonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, and Liesl Eathington, assistant scientist, assisted in interpreting new American Communities Survey data on median household income growth by county in Iowa and poverty rate changes for Kevin Hardy, Des Moines Register.

May 08, 2018
 

Liesl EathingtonLiesl Eathington, assistant scientist, was interviewed by Ty Rushing for a story in the May 5th Sioux City Journal on the effect of retail business from the closing of the Southern Hills Mall Younkers store.

December 04, 2017
 

Liesl EathingtonLeisl Eathington, assistant scientist, spoke to SHEPH (Students Helping Eliminate Poverty and Hunger), a student group at Ames High School Nov. 30, 2017. Around 30 club members attended the early morning talk.

October 26, 2017
 

Liesl EathingtonLiesl Eathington, assistant scientist, served on the panel for the Business Record’s “Power Breakfast,” providing some demographic perspectives for today’s theme of “March to 1 Million: How will Greater Des Moines handle its growth?”

September 26, 2017
 

Liesl EathingtonLiesl Eathington, assistant scientist, was quoted in an article in Gazette Iowa Ideas on how immigrants to Iowa account for more than 40 percent of the state's population growth.

September 19, 2017
 

David Swenson, Liesl EathingtonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, talked with Anna Hensel, VentureBeat, about Swenson’s and Liesl Eathington’s study of high-skill occupations in Iowa.

September 14, 2017
 

Liesl EathingtonLiesl Eathington, assistant scientist, plans to record an interview on Thursday with Dave Price, WHO-TV. Eathington will discuss an analysis she and Dave Swenson conducted on worker migration patterns in Iowa. The interview is scheduled to air Sunday morning on The Insiders.

 

September 13, 2017
 

David Swenson, Liesl EathingtonA shortage of high-skilled jobs is a primary factor driving Iowa’s brain drain, according to a new analysis by Iowa State University researchers.

August 04, 2017
 

Broken NewtonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, and Liesl Eathington, assistant scientist, were interviewed by Jason Margolis for a story on Public Radio International about the plight of Midwestern towns like Newton, Iowa, who try to rebuild their economies after losing manufacturing jobs.

April 24, 2017
 

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, was interviewed by multiple media contacts this week:

February 09, 2017
 

David Swenson, Liesl Eathington David Swenson, associate scientist, and Liesl Eathington, assistant scientist conducted a study with Mack Shelley for the Iowa Association of School Boards. They analyzed how school districts used Secure an Advanced Vision for Education (SAVE) funds.

January 09, 2017
 

Liesl EathingtonLiesl Eathington, assistant scientist, was interviewed by Ben Kiefer on Iowa Public Radio's River to River. The discussion was on Eathington's analysis of migration into and out of Iowa, based on census data and At