David Swenson (ISU photo) An Iowa State University study finds Iowa’s job rate grew by more than 7% in the decade since the Great Recession, but that growth was very lopsided. ISU economist Dave Swenson says between 2007 and 2018, jobs in Iowa’s metro areas grew by 9%, while the state’s rural areas saw jobs fall by 2%. “Iowa recovered a little bit more rapidly from the Great Recession than the nation,” Swenson says. […]