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Tessa Conroy

UW-Madison economist Tessa Conroy.

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Pandemic Slams State’s Working Women

Pandemic Slams State’s Working Women

Much higher unemployment than men, as many taking care of kids at home.

Wisconsin Was a Leader in 1918 Epidemic

Wisconsin Was a Leader in 1918 Epidemic

Only state to do a widescale shutdown, and had a mortality rate far lower than the national average.

Why State Needs Startup Businesses

Why State Needs Startup Businesses

And how expanded entrepreneurship can fit into Wisconsin’s economy.

Trump Tariffs Threaten State’s Exports

Trump Tariffs Threaten State’s Exports

Wisconsin’s foreign exports total $22.4 billion per year, create 115,000 jobs.

State Is Biased Against Newer Businesses

State Is Biased Against Newer Businesses

Hundreds of million in tax breaks for big companies, peanuts for small ones that create most jobs.

What Would Tommy Do?

What Would Tommy Do?

A Republican governor was once UW’s greatest champion. Those days are long gone.