David Swenson, research scientist, had some recent media contacts with:
Ashley Biviano, USA Today, about the wisdom of private or public sector investment in arenas and other entertainment facilities mid-pandemic, Nov. 23.
Sarah Beckman, WOI TV, Zoom interview on women workforce participation decline (mostly women with small children) and the consequences for the recovery, Nov. 24.
Robert Connelly, Quad City Times, on John Deere’s most recent quarterly report and the prospects for the farm and construction equipment manufacturing sector in light of the recession, Nov. 25.
Tom Philpott, Mother Jones, about the total jobs associated with ethanol production in Iowa and the nation and whether one can expect an increase in those jobs this decade.
Kathy Bolten, Des Moines Business Record, about the consequences for households and the economy if pandemic unemployment assistance is left to expire on Dec. 26.
John Steppe, Cedar Rapids Gazette, about the strength of Iowa’s recovery from the pandemic.