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Evaluating the Industrial and Occupational Foundations of the Iowa Lakes Region


  • Swenson, David A.
  • Eathington, Liesl


This is an applied research and technical assistance project for the Iowa Lakes region that consists of Buena Vista, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, and Palo Alto County. The objective of the research is to help the region to identify its industrial and occupational strengths, to clarify its potential for job growth, and to help educate economic development officials about their economic and social foundations.

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  • Swenson, David A. & Eathington, Liesl, 2008. "Evaluating the Industrial and Occupational Foundations of the Iowa Lakes Region," Staff General Research Papers Archive 12910, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:isu:genres:12910

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    5. Milton Friedman & L. J. Savage, 1948. "The Utility Analysis of Choices Involving Risk," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56, pages 279-279.
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    • O10 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - General

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