Science News

Pet Finance: Putting a price tag on a dog’s life through economic modeling

Typical dog owner values their dog's life at $10,000 according to first of its kind economic analysis by UW professor

Banter

Confessions of an Econ major: I can’t count

It's the longest (e)con in history....

State of Wisconsin

Foxconn announces new partnership with Fisker, possible manufacturing in Wisconsin

'I’m very skeptical that anything comes back to Wisconsin on the deal with Fisker,' business expert at UW says

Column

As COVID-19 crisis increases wealth gap, WI must reform social welfare programs

Relief packages do not create changes, they are just band-aids for temporary fixes

UW-Madison Campus

UW Graduate School honors 15 teaching assistants with awards

‘I hope they appreciate how much we appreciate the good work they do,’ assistant dean said, awards to honor contributions to UW

Column

Back to basics: Would a $15 minimum wage really benefit Wisconsinites?

Evers' proposal to increase minimum wage is not all its cracked up to be

City of Madison

New report by UW professor touts benefits of mining in WI, hypothetical mine in Oneida County

A hypothetical mine in Oneida County would provide more jobs, labor income totaling $243 million output per year

Column

Democrats must stop shifting the metrics by which they define economic success

Democrats seek to define Wisconsin's economic success by terms that are politically favorable to them

Column

Discourse around illegal immigration is more nuanced than just its economic impact

Economic growth always supports immigration system, but says nothing about legal protection

State of Wisconsin

Wisconsin Republicans denounce Trump’s tariffs, cite consequences for Wisconsin economy

UW professor of sociology, law believes this move puts U.S. at risk of international trade war

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