Media contacts, Swenson

December 3, 2018

David SwensonDavid Swenson, associate scientist, has been interviewed by several media outlets this week:

  • Monte Reel, Bloomberg Business News, about whether increased constraints at U.S. border crossings (for all crossers, not just asylum seekers) would have an impact on Iowa’s ag labor supply.
  • Ty Rushing, Iowa Information Publications, about the financial situation farmers are in regarding tariff issues and whether federal tariff impact payments would significantly offset their losses.
  • Dan MIka, Cedar Rapids Gazette, about businesses attracting foreign-born residents into the workforce through ESL classes and other training, owing to tight labor supplies in the state.
  • Sarah Ritter, Quad City Times, about any regional benefits from the newly announced trade war truce between the U.S. and China.

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