David 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.