Iowa State University contributes significantly to the state’s economy. This study isolates the economic impacts of the university as an Iowa educational, scientific, service, cultural, and recreational center. This study also measures the economic impact value of ISU student spending in central Iowa.
Swenson, David and Eathington, Liesl, "The Economic Impacts of Iowa State University In Fiscal 2006" (2007). Economics Technical Reports and White Papers. 31.