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Stories Tagged "economy": Page 10

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Iowa Deer Collisions (Full Program) (#108)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Deer Collisions (Full Program) (#108)
Full Program: Iowans are on the road more than ever. More miles mean more chances of hitting a deer on the road. We look at why it appears this is happening more and what we can do to protect ourselves. James Coffey and Tom Litchfield of the Iowa Department of... 27:47 Read More »

Iowa Film Industry (Full Program) (#109)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Film Industry (Full Program) (#109)
Full Program: It's clean, it's renewable and it's lucrative. Can Iowa claim a piece of the global film industry? From a filmmaker's perspective we are joined by Steve Schott, one of the producers of the recently opened "The Final Season," and Bruce... 26:44 Read More »

John Pappajohn (Extended Interview) (#101)

posted on October 8, 2007 at 12:00 AM

John Pappajohn (Extended Interview) (#101)
In this web-exclusive extended interview, John Pappajohn discusses his entrepreneurial beginnings, his successes, and his hopes for the future of small business in Iowa. Read More »

John Pappajohn on What Makes an Entrepreneur (#101)

posted on October 5, 2007 at 3:08 PM

John Pappajohn on What Makes an Entrepreneur (#101)
With a personal fortune estimated at a half a billion dollars, he is giving much of it away. John Pappajohn is sharing his vision by financing five entrepreneurial education centers in the state. Since their inception a decade ago, the... 05:05 Read More »

Entrepreneurial Education (Full Program) (#101)

posted on October 5, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Entrepreneurial Education (Full Program) (#101)
Full Program: What role does education play in the development of entrepreneurs? How do we prepare the next generations for a world that demands more creativity, innovation, and personal enterprise? This episode explores what organizations like the Pappajohn... 25:47 Read More »

Megan Wettach, Young Entrepreneur (#101)

posted on October 4, 2007 at 2:20 PM

Megan Wettach, Young Entrepreneur (#101)
This southeastern Iowa community may seem an unlikely location for a national clothing line that specializes in prom and pageant gowns. In 2001, as a 17-year-old senior in high school, Megan Wettach opened Premier Prom and Pageantry in her... 03:52 Read More »

The State of Immigration (Full Program) (#107)

posted on April 24, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The State of Immigration (Full Program) (#107)
Full Program: What is immigration’s real impact on the state? In this edition of Assignment Iowa, we hear from those who study it, those who control it, and those who live it, on immigration’s economic, educational and social implications, as well as what... 27:49 Read More »

Rep. Steve King and Max Cardenas Discuss Immigration (#107)

posted on April 24, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Rep. Steve King and Max Cardenas Discuss Immigration (#107)
What is immigration’s real impact on the state? Guests Max Cardenas and U. S. Representative Steve King discuss the issues. Read More »

Economics of Immigration (#107)

posted on April 19, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Economics of Immigration (#107)
There are currently seven million undocumented workers in the U.S. Their impact is economic, political and cultural. Read More »

The Legal Immigration Process (#107)

posted on April 19, 2007 at 12:00 AM

The Legal Immigration Process (#107)
With the current U.S. unemployment rate at 4.5 percent, a six-year low, the demands on the U.S. labor market far exceed the various quotas allotted for legal immigration. The complaint is that the legal immigration system is unwieldy, expensive,... Read More »

Bio-fuels in Iowa (#101)

posted on April 10, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Bio-fuels in Iowa (#101)
A look at the renewable fuels industry in Iowa since the attacks of 9-11. 01:13 Read More »

The Minimum Wage in Iowa (#105)

posted on January 17, 2007 at 4:21 PM

The Minimum Wage in Iowa (#105)
There are thousands of Iowans toiling at minimum wage, but even in the state’s poorest reaches, most workers are laboring for more money. 04:10 Read More »

The Impact of Renewable Energy in Iowa (#105)

posted on January 17, 2007 at 4:21 PM

The Impact of Renewable Energy in Iowa (#105)
Much of Iowa's economic optimism is being fueled by an industry that hardly existed a decade ago. Renewable energy is no longer just the darling of granola crunching idealists. It’s become the consort of steely-eyed capitalists. 03:29 Read More »
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