William L. Holahan and Charles O. Kroncke

Recent Articles

Op Ed: Foxconn Deal Will Actually Lose Jobs
Op Ed

Foxconn Deal Will Actually Lose Jobs

That $4 billion, if spent in usual fashion by state government, would create far more jobs.

Op Ed: Regents Changing How UW Leaders Hired
Op Ed

Regents Changing How UW Leaders Hired

“Business-like” approach reduces faculty peer review, threatens academic excellence.

Op Ed: Foxconn Multiplier Overstates New Jobs
Op Ed

Foxconn Multiplier Overstates New Jobs

The 2.7 economic multiplier is absurdly high. Here’s why.

Op Ed: Balanced Budget Amendment Is Dangerous
Op Ed

Balanced Budget Amendment Is Dangerous

It removes deficit spending, a key tool to combat recessions and a depression.

Op Ed: Why Federal Election Study Needed
Op Ed

Why Federal Election Study Needed

Trump’s Commission on Election Integrity could answer many important questions.

Op-Ed: Ronald Reagan Wasn’t a Ponzi Schemer
Op-Ed

Ronald Reagan Wasn’t a Ponzi Schemer

And Social Security isn’t a scam. Why Reagan supported and improved Social Security.

Op-Ed: You Are Losing Your University
Op-Ed

You Are Losing Your University

No confidence vote warns public: the UWM you knew will be lost.

Op-Ed: To Fix Roads, Use Conservative Approach
Op-Ed

To Fix Roads, Use Conservative Approach

Gas tax is user fee that works. Borrowing is an inefficient alternative.

Op-Ed: Why Tenure and Shared Governance Are Needed
Op-Ed

Why Tenure and Shared Governance Are Needed

Legislators' push for top-down management will damage UW System and chase away top faculty.

Op-Ed: How to Grow the State Economy
Op-Ed

How to Grow the State Economy

The proposed state budget, and last two budgets, are missing opportunities to grow Wisconsin’s economy.

Op-Ed: Don’t Change UW System’s Governance
Op-Ed

Don’t Change UW System’s Governance

There’s already an exodus of top faculty concerned about ending tenure.

Walker Plan for UW System Could Backfire

Walker Plan for UW System Could Backfire

Financial and academic reductions could actually result in fewer and less prepared workers for the rapidly changing workplace.

Op-Ed: How to Meet Waukesha’s Water Needs
Op-Ed

How to Meet Waukesha’s Water Needs

A solution based on true market prices is the best way to go.