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Rating YoungStar

How Wisconsin's child care quality rating and improvement system measures up.
Authors Rob Grunewald, Michael Jahr and Matt Snyder
June 2017

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2017
Authors
  • Matt Snyder
  • Michael Jahr
  • Rob Grunewald

Black Robes & Blue Collars

How to let Wisconsin's judges help job-seekers and employers.
The report includes two policy briefs:
► Problems with Wisconsin's Expungement Law: How the Law is Used and How to Make It More Equitable and Effective
► Sentence Adjustment Petitions: Is this Truth-in-Sentencing Provision Really Working?
May 2017

Government's Love for Licensure

(and the real-world stories of Wisconsinites cheated out of their livelihoods)

Research and stories show the need for occupational licensing reform in Wisconsin. Authors include Ike Brannon, Logan Albright, Scott Niederjohn, Mark Schug and Jan Uebelherr.
April 2017

Unlocking Potential

Wisconsin cannot afford the status quo on its corrections policy. Programs across the nation that are working to reduce recidivism should be part of the state's strategy.
Authors include Michael Flaherty, Marie Rohde, Michael Jahr, Janet Weyandt, Joe Stumpe and Gerard Robinson.
December 2016

How to Recreate the Outstate University

What would an entirely new public university, created virtually from scratch, with none of the established strictures in place, look like?
Ike Brannon and Philip Coyle
September 2016

Subject
  • Education, Post K12
Year
  • 2016
Authors
  • Ike Brannon
  • James Brannon

Who’s Really Winning the Border War?

Wisconsin Conservatives or Minnesota Liberals?
The Growth and Distribution of Income in Wisconsin and Minnesota after the Great Recession
Noah Williams, Ph.D.
May 2016

The Trouble with Tenure

What do the UW instructors without it - the ones doing much of the teaching - think? By Ike Brannon, Ph.D.
and,
How the Regents can make professors accountable to taxpayers and students
By Mike Nichols.and Michael Flaherty with Charles Sorensen, Ph.D.
February 2016

Real-World Impacts of Wisconsin's Minimum Markup Law

Putting the Squeeze on Consumers
Authors include Dave Daley, Mike Nichols, Greg Pearson, Louann Schoenberg, Betsy Thatcher, Tom Tolan and Ken Wysocky
February 2016

Beyond the Ivory Tower - How to Get the UW System More Involved in Ground-Level Economic Development

Charles Sorensen, with Michael Flaherty
May 2015

Subject
  • Education, Post K12
  • University of Wisconsin
Year
  • 2015
Authors
  • Charles Sorensen
  • Michael Flaherty

Real-World Impacts of Prevailing Wage

5 stories from around Wisconsin
Authors include Dave Daley, Lori Holly, Greg Pearson, Betsy Thatcher
and Jan Uebelherr
May 2015

Subject
  • Economic Development
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 2015
Authors
  • Betsy Thatcher
  • Dave Daley
  • Greg Pearson
  • Jan Uebelherr
  • Lori Holly

The Economic Impact of a Right-to-Work Law on Wisconsin

Richard Vedder, Joseph Hartge and Christopher Denhart
February 2015

Subject
  • Economy / Jobs
Year
  • 2015
Authors
  • Christopher Denhart
  • Joseph Hartge
  • Richard Vedder

Milwaukee's Quiet Crisis: 10 years later

George Lightbourn and Stephen Agostini
December 2014

Year
  • 2014
Authors
  • George Lightbourn
  • Stephen Agostini

Raising Wisconsin's Minimum Wage: Who would be helped? Who would be hurt?

Andrew Hanson, Ph.D. and Ike Brannon, Ph.D.
November 2014

Subject
  • Economic Development
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 2014
Authors
  • Andrew Hanson
  • Issac Brannon

Can State Pull Its Punches? New tax policy needed to help Wisconsin prosper

David Tuerck, Paul Bachman, Michael Head & Frank Conte
September 2014

Subject
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 2014
Authors
  • David G. Tuerck
  • Frank Conte
  • Michael Head
  • Paul Bachman

Unrealized Potential: The Need for Accountability in Wisconsin's Special Education Programs

Michael R. Ford, Ph.D. and Mike Nichols, M.A.
March 2014

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2014
Authors
  • Mike Ford
  • Mike Nichols

How to Correct our Schools of Ed

Mike Ford and Mark C. Schug
October 2013

Subject
  • Education, Post K12
Year
  • 2013
Authors
  • Mark Schug, Ph.D.
  • Mike Ford

Pathway to Success for Milwaukee Schools

A Special Project of the Badger Institute
June 2013

Understanding School Finance in Wisconsin: A Primer

Mike Ford
May 2013

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 2013
Authors
  • Mike Ford

The State of Marriage in Wisconsin

Christian Schneider
May 2013

Subject
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 2013
Authors
  • Christian Schneider

The Impact of Disruptive Students in Wisconsin Public Schools

Michael Ford
April 2013

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2013
Authors
  • Mike Ford

The Economic Impact of Wisconsin's Renewable Portfolio Standard

David G. Tuerck, Ph.D., Paul Bachman, MSIE, and Michael Head, MSEP
March 2013

Subject
  • Energy
Year
  • 2013
Authors
  • David G. Tuerck
  • Michael Head
  • Paul Bachman

Should Wisconsin Allow Commercial Bail in Pretrial Release?

Kate Lind, J.D.
March 2013

Subject
  • Criminal Justice
Year
  • 2013
Authors
  • Kate Lind

How Wisconsin is Failing to Help Students with Disabilities

Mike Nichols
February 2013

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2013
Authors
  • Mike Nichols

A Fresh Take on an Old Reliable: Milwaukee and Manufacturing

Ryan Berg
- January 2013

Subject
  • Economic Development
Year
  • 2013
Authors
  • Ryan Berg

Do Additional Casinos Make Economic Sense for Wisconsin?

Daniel Alesch, Ph.D. - September, 2012

Subject
  • Economic Development
  • Gambling
Year
  • 2012
Authors
  • Daniel Alesch, Ph.D.

Using Value-Added Analysis to Raise Student Achievement in Wisconsin

Sarah Archibald, Ph.D. and Mike Ford - June 2012

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2012
Authors
  • Mike Ford
  • Sarah Archibald, Ph.D.

The History of the Recall in Wisconsin

Christian Schneider - April 2012

Subject
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 2012
Authors
  • Christian Schneider

The Economic Power of Early Childhood Education in Wisconsin

Rob Grunewald and Don Bezruki - March 2012

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 2012
Authors
  • Don Bezruki
  • Rob Grunewald

A Modern Teacher Compensation System for Wisconsin

Mike Ford - January 2012

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2012
Authors
  • Mike Ford

Rebuilding and Modernizing Wisconsin's Interstates with Toll Financing

Robert Poole, Jr. - October 2011

Subject
  • Taxes & Public Finance
  • Toll Roads
  • Transportation
Year
  • 2011
Authors
  • Robert Poole, Jr.

Why Milwaukee's Police are More Effective Than Their Teachers

Mike Nichols - September 2011

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 2011
Authors
  • Mike Nichols

What Economists Won't Tell You: Why Competition Works

Warren Kozak - August 2011

Subject
  • Economic Development
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 2011
Authors
  • Warren Kozak

An Essential Turnaround Project: The Reform of State Government Operations

Robin Gates - June 2011

Subject
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 2011
Authors
  • Robin Gates

The Wisconsin State Highway System: Needs and Resources 2011-2020

David T. Hartgen, Ph.D., P.E., M. Gregory Fields, and Elizabeth San Jose - May 2011

Subject
  • Taxes & Public Finance
  • Transportation
Year
  • 2011
Authors
  • David T. Hartgen, Ph.D., P.E.
  • Elizabeth San Jose
  • Gregory Fields

Failing our Children: Wisconsin's Deficit in Teaching Personal Finance and Economics

Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D. - May 2011

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 2011
Authors
  • Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D.

Teacher Licensure in Wisconsin - Who is Protected: Parents or the Education Establishment?

Mark Schug, Ph.D. and Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D. - February 2011

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • Education, Post K12
Year
  • 2011
Authors
  • Mark Schug, Ph.D.
  • Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D.

Why Wisconsin Needs a Supermajority Requirement to Raise Taxes

Jennifer S. Limbach - January 2011

Subject
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 2011
Authors
  • Jennifer S. Limbach

Refocus Wisconsin

A Special Report -September 2010

Year
  • 2010

Wisconsin's State Budget Outlook: The Worst is Yet to Come

Richard Chandler - January 2010

Subject
  • Government & Politics
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 2010
Authors
  • Richard Chandler

A Critical Element of Reform of Milwaukee Public Schools: The Escalating Cost of Retiree Health Insurance

Don Bezruki - December 2009

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • Health Care & Insurance
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 2009
Authors
  • Don Bezruki

The Economics of Climate Change Proposals in Wisconsin

David G. Tuerck, Ph.D., Paul Bachman, MSIE, Sarah Glassman, MSEP, Michael Head, MSEP - November 2009

Year
  • 2009
Authors
  • David G. Tuerck
  • Michael Head
  • Paul Bachman

The Imbalance Between Public and Private Pensions in Wisconsin

Joan Gucciardi - February 2010

Subject
  • Pensions
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 2010
Authors
  • Joan Gucciardi

The Case for Term Limits in Wisconsin

Christian Schneider - October 2009

Subject
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 2009
Authors
  • Christian Schneider

Making the University of Wisconsin System More Accountable Through Greater Autonomy

Christian Schneider, Research by Nathaniel Inglis Steinfeld - December 2010

Subject
  • Education, Post K12
  • University of Wisconsin
Year
  • 2010
Authors
  • Christian Schneider
  • Nathaniel Inglis Steinfeld

Stopping the Revolving Door: Reform of Community Corrections in Wisconsin

Kate Lind, J.D. - July 2009

Subject
  • Criminal Justice
Year
  • 2009
Authors
  • Kate Lind

Value Added Testing: Improving State Testing and Teacher Compensation in Wisconsin

Mark Schug, Ph.D. and Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D. - May 2009

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2009
Authors
  • Mark Schug, Ph.D.
  • Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D.

The State Budget Deficit: A Self-Inflicted Wound

Christian Schneider - February 2009

Year
  • 2009
Authors
  • Christian Schneider

Mandated K-12 Testing in Wisconsin: A System in Need of Reform

Mark Schug, Ph.D. and Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D. - April 2009

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2009
Authors
  • Mark Schug, Ph.D.
  • Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D.

Expected Migration Impacts of the Healthy Wisconsin Program: New and Serious Challenges on the Horizon

Richard Cebula, Ph.D. and David Dodenhoff, Ph.D. - January 2009

Subject
  • Health Care & Insurance
Year
  • 2009
Authors
  • David Dodenhoff, Ph.D.
  • Richard Cebula, Ph.D.

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey November 2008

Michael Lavelle, Ph.D., James Miller - November 2008

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2008
Authors
  • James Miller
  • Michael LaVelle, Ph.D.

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey August 2008

Michael Lavelle, Ph.D., James Miller - August 2008

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2008
Authors
  • James Miller
  • Michael LaVelle, Ph.D.

Wisconsin Speaks 2008

Michael Lavelle, Ph.D., James Miller - December 2008

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2008
Authors
  • James Miller
  • Michael LaVelle, Ph.D.

Government Retiree Health Benefits: Wisconsin's Ticking Time Bomb

Christian Schneider - September 2008

Subject
  • Health Care & Insurance
Year
  • 2008
Authors
  • Christian Schneider

Wisconsin's Minimum Markup Law: Government - Mandated Pain at the Pump

Christian Schneider - July 2008

Subject
  • Government & Politics
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 2008
Authors
  • Christian Schneider

Will Healthy Wisconsin Bust the State Budget?

George Lightbourn, Christian Schneider - June 2008

Subject
  • State Of Wisconsin Budget
Year
  • 2008
Authors
  • Christian Schneider
  • George Lightbourn

Moving the Milwaukee Economy Forward

George Lightbourn, Sammis White, Ph.D. - May 2008

Subject
  • Economic Development
Year
  • 2008
Authors
  • George Lightbourn
  • Sammis White

Why Milwaukee Health Care Costs are High: What to do About It

Linda Gorman - May 2008

Subject
  • Health Care & Insurance
Year
  • 2008
Authors
  • Linda Gorman, Ph.D.

The Economic Impact of Immigration on Green Bay

David Dodenhoff, Ph.D. - March 2008

Subject
  • Economic Development
Year
  • 2008
Authors
  • David Dodenhoff, Ph.D.

Preparing Effective Teachers for the Milwaukee Public Schools

Mark Schug, Ph.D., Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D. - February 2008

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • MPS
Year
  • 2008
Authors
  • Mark Schug, Ph.D.
  • Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D.

Wisconsin Speaks December 2007

Michael LaVelle, Ph.D., James Miller - December 2007

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2007
Authors
  • James Miller
  • Michael LaVelle, Ph.D.

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey December 2007

Michael LaVelle, Ph.D., James Miller - December 2007

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2007
Authors
  • James Miller
  • Michael LaVelle, Ph.D.

The Exploding Use of Debt to Finance Government in Wisconsin

Christian Schneider - November 2007

Subject
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 2007
Authors
  • Christian Schneider

Fixing the Milwaukee Public Schools

David Dodenhoff, Ph.D. - October 2007

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • MPS
Year
  • 2007
Authors
  • David Dodenhoff, Ph.D.

Renewing the University of Wisconsin System

Thomas Fletemeyer - July 2007

Subject
  • University of Wisconsin
Year
  • 2007
Authors
  • Thomas L. Fletemeyer

The Achievement Gap in Milwaukee Public Schools

Sammis White, Ph.D. - June 2007

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • MPS
Year
  • 2007
Authors
  • Sammis White

The Truth Behind Wisconsin's Oil Company Tax

George Lightbourn, Christian Schneider, Benjamin Artz - May 2007

Subject
  • Government & Politics
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 2007
Authors
  • Ben Artz
  • Christian Schneider
  • George Lightbourn

The Benefit of Cable Competition in Wisconsin

Christian Schneider - April 2007

Subject
  • Regulation
Year
  • 2007
Authors
  • Christian Schneider

Five Ways to Fix Wisconsin's W-2 Program

David Dodenhoff, Ph.D. - March 2007

Subject
  • W-2
Year
  • 2007
Authors
  • David Dodenhoff, Ph.D.

The Mounting Cost of Deferred Responsibility in Government

George Lightbourn - January 2007

Subject
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 2007
Authors
  • George Lightbourn

An Evaluation of The Wisconsin Health Plan

Scott Niederjohn,Ph.D., Mark Schug, Ph.D. - January 2007

Subject
  • Health Care & Insurance
Year
  • 2007
Authors
  • Mark Schug, Ph.D.
  • Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D.

The History of Health Care Costs and Health Insurance

Linda Gorman - October 2006

Subject
  • Health Care & Insurance
Year
  • 2006
Authors
  • Linda Gorman, Ph.D.

Survey, Death Penalty

October 2006

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2006

Survey, Race for Governor

October 2006

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2006

Wisconsin Speaks September 2006

Michael LaVelle, James Miller - October 2006

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2006
Authors
  • James Miller
  • Michael LaVelle, Ph.D.

Retirement Migration in Wisconsin

August 2006

Subject
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 2006
Authors
  • Sammis White

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey June 2006

Michael Lavelle, Ph.D., James Miller - July 2006

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Authors
  • James Miller
  • Michael LaVelle, Ph.D.

Concealed Carry Legislation

David Dodenhoff, Ph.D. - May 2006

Subject
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 2006
Authors
  • David Dodenhoff, Ph.D.

The Milwaukee Teacher Residency Requirement

Mark Schug, Ph.D., Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D. - June 2006

Subject
  • Residency
Year
  • 2006
Authors
  • Mark Schug, Ph.D.
  • Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D.

Critical Issues in the Regulation of Electric Utilities in Wisconsin

Karl McDermott, Ph.D. - April 2006

Subject
  • Regulation
Year
  • 2006
Authors
  • Karl A. McDermott, Ph.D.

Encouraging Growth Companies in Wisconsin

Richard Chandler - March 2006

Subject
  • Economic Development
Year
  • 2006
Authors
  • Richard Chandler

The Status of High School Education in Wisconsin

Philip J. McDade - January 2006

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2006
Authors
  • Philip J. McDade

Wisconsin Speaks 2005

Michael LaVelle, Ph.D., James Miller - November 2005

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2005
Authors
  • James Miller
  • Michael LaVelle, Ph.D.

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey October 2005

Michael LaVelle, Ph.D., James Miller - October 2005

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2005
Authors
  • James Miller
  • Michael LaVelle, Ph.D.

A Wisconsin Telecommuncations Policy Primer

Diane Katz - September 2005

Subject
  • Telecommunications
Year
  • 2005
Authors
  • Diane Katz

Education That Works in the Milwaukee Public Schools

Sammis White, Ph.D. - July 2005

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • MPS
Year
  • 2005
Authors
  • Sammis White

Road to Nowhere... Education and Training Under Wisconsin Works

David Dodenhoff, Ph.D. - April 2005

Subject
  • W-2
  • Welfare Reform
Year
  • 2005
Authors
  • David Dodenhoff, Ph.D.

Financial Delusion

George Lightbourn - March 2005

Subject
  • State Of Wisconsin Budget
Year
  • 2005
Authors
  • George Lightbourn

Health Insurance for Wisconsin Public Schools

James Miller, Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D., Chad Cotti - January 2005

Subject
  • Health Care & Insurance
Year
  • 2005
Authors
  • Chad Cotti
  • James Miller
  • Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D.

Raising the Sales Tax to Lower the Property Tax

George Lightbourn, Jason Kohout - December 2004

Subject
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 2004
Authors
  • George Lightbourn
  • Jason Kohout

Wisconsin Speaks November 2004

Gordon Black, Ph.D. - November 2004

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2004
Authors
  • Gordon Black

Limiting Government Spending in Wisconsin

Richard Chandler - September 2004

Subject
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 2004
Authors
  • Richard Chandler

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey September 2004

Gordon Black, Ph.D. -September 2004

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2004
Authors
  • Gordon Black

Jobs in the New Millennium

Sammis White, Ph.D. - August 2004

Subject
  • Economic Development
Year
  • 2004
Authors
  • Sammis White

State Revenue Forecasting in Wisconsin

Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D. - May 2004

Subject
  • State Of Wisconsin Budget
Year
  • 2004
Authors
  • Scott Niederjohn, Ph.D.

Health Insurance in Wisconsin

Sammis White, Ph.D. - April 2004

Subject
  • Health Care & Insurance
Year
  • 2004
Authors
  • Sammis White

Wisconsin's Quiet Crisis

George Lightbourn, Stephen Agostini - January 2004

Subject
  • Economic Development
Year
  • 2004
Authors
  • George Lightbourn
  • Stephen Agostini

The Supply Side of Educational Choice

Martin Sweet, Ph.D. - December 2003

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2003
Authors
  • Martin Sweet

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey November 2003

Gordon S. Black, Ph.D. - November 2003

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2003
Authors
  • Gordon Black

Wisconsin Works: Only Work Should Pay

David Dodenhoff, Ph.D. - October 2003

Subject
  • Welfare Reform
Year
  • 2003
Authors
  • David Dodenhoff, Ph.D.

Government Pollution...The Metropolitan Milwaukee Sewerage District's Impact on Lake Michigan

Susan S. Hein - September 2003

Subject
  • Environment
Year
  • 2003
Authors
  • Susan Hein

Why Wisconsin Has High Taxes

Dale J. Knapp, Todd A. Berry - July 2003

Subject
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 2003
Authors
  • Dale Knapp
  • Todd Berry

Wisconsin's Public Schools... An Economics-Free Zone

Mark Schug - May 2003

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2003
Authors
  • Mark Schug, Ph.D.
  • Richard D. Western

An Economic Tales of Two Cities

Sammis White, Ph.D. - March 2003

Subject
  • Economic Development
Year
  • 2003
Authors
  • Sammis White

Reforming Wisconsin's Budget for the Twenty-First Century

George Lightbourn - April 2003

Subject
  • State Of Wisconsin Budget
Year
  • 2003
Authors
  • George Lightbourn

Raising Taxes in Wisconsin: Measuring the Full Costs

David Tuerck, Ph.D. - January 2003

Subject
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 2003
Authors
  • David G. Tuerck

Rebuilding the Marquette Interchange Via a Public-Private Partnership

Robert Poole, Jr., Kevin Soucie - December 2002

Subject
  • Transportation
Year
  • 2002
Authors
  • Kevin Soucie
  • Robert Poole, Jr.

Cooperation Not Consolidation...The Answer for Milwaukee Governance

Sammis White, Ph.D. - November 2002

Subject
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 2002
Authors
  • Sammis White

Income Success Among Former Wisconsin Welfare Recipients

Sammis White, Ph.D., Lori Geddes, Ph.D. - September 2002

Subject
  • Welfare Reform
Year
  • 2002
Authors
  • Lori Geddes, Ph.D.
  • Sammis White

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey September 2002

Gordon Black, Ph.D. - September 2002

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2002
Authors
  • Gordon Black

The Growth of Special Education in Wisconsin

Thomas Hruz - July 2002

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2002
Authors
  • Thomas Hruz

Evaluating World History Texts in Wisconsin Public High Schools

Paul Kengor, Ph.D. - June 2002

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2002
Authors
  • Paul Kengor, Ph.D.

Consolidating Dane County Law Enforcement Agencies

Dennis Winters - May 2002

Subject
  • Government & Politics
  • Law Enforcement
Year
  • 2002
Authors
  • Dennis Winters

The Wisconsin Citzen Survey March 2002

Gordon Black, Ph.D. - April 2002

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2002
Authors
  • Gordon Black

Not Exactly a Fair Share...Revenue Sharing and Native American Casinos in Wisconsin

William Thompson, Ph.D., Robert Schmidt, Ph.D., J.D. - February 2002

Subject
  • Casino
  • Gambling
Year
  • 2002
Authors
  • Robert Schmidt, Ph.D., J.D.
  • William Thompson, Ph.D.

Disappearing Wisconsin Welfare Recipients...Where Did They Go?

Sammis White, Ph.D., Lori Geddes - December 2001

Subject
  • Welfare Reform
Year
  • 2001
Authors
  • Lori Geddes, Ph.D.
  • Sammis White

Chartering the University of Wisconsin-Madison

James Miller, Frank Cipriani, Ph.D. -November 2001

Subject
  • University of Wisconsin
Year
  • 2001
Authors
  • Frank Cipriani, Ph.D.
  • James Miller

The Politics of Civil Liberty on Campus

Donald Downs, Ph.D. -October 2001

Subject
  • Education, Post K12
  • Free Speech
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 2001
Authors
  • Donald Downs, Ph.D.

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey September 2001

Gordon Black, Ph.D. -September 2001

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2001
Authors
  • Gordon Black

Draining Away...Who is Leaving the State? Where are They Going?

Issac Brannon, Ph.D., Kevin McGee, Ph.D. - August 2001

Subject
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 2001
Authors
  • Issac Brannon, Ph.D.
  • Kevin McGee, Ph.D.

Performance-Based Pay for Teachers in Wisconsin: Options and Opportuniities

Thomas Hruz - June 2001

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2001
Authors
  • Thomas Hruz

Competitive Contracting and Privatization Options in Wisconsin State Government

Paul Kengor, Ph.D. - April 2001

Subject
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 2001
Authors
  • Paul Kengor, Ph.D.

Direct Instruction and the Teaching of Early Reading

Mark Schug, Ph.D., Sara Tarver, Ph.D., Richard Western, Ph.D. - March 2001

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2001
Authors
  • Mark Schug, Ph.D.
  • Richard D. Western
  • Sara Tarver, Ph.D.

Economic Lessons for Welfare Mothers

Sammis White, Ph.D., Lori Geddes - February 2001

Subject
  • Welfare Reform
Year
  • 2001
Authors
  • Lori Geddes, Ph.D.
  • Sammis White

Health Insurance for Public School Teachers in Wisconsin

Mark Browne, Ph.D., Linda Leetch, Ph.D. - December 2000

Subject
  • Health Care & Insurance
Year
  • 2000
Authors
  • Linda Leetch, Ph.D.
  • Mark Browne, Ph.D.

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey October 2000

Gordon Black - October 2000

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2000
Authors
  • Gordon Black

The Costs and Benefits of Smaller Classes in Wisconsin

Thomas Hruz - September 2000

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2000
Authors
  • Thomas Hruz

The Roaring Nineties..Wisconsin's Regional Employment Growth

Sammis White, Ph.D. - August 2000

Subject
  • Economic Development
Year
  • 2000
Authors
  • Sammis White

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey July 2000

Gordon Black - July 2000

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 2000
Authors
  • Gordon Black

The Effect of NAFTA on Wisconsin

Paul Kengor, Ph.D. - June 2000

Subject
  • Economic Development
Year
  • 2000
Authors
  • Paul Kengor, Ph.D.

Outstanding Warrants in Milwaukee County: Fugitives From the Justice System

Jean White - June 2000

Subject
  • Criminal Justice
Year
  • 2000

Standards-Based Education Reform in Wisconsin: What It Will Take to Make It Work

Mark Schug, Ph.D., Richard Western, Ph.D. - March 2000

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 2000
Authors
  • Mark Schug, Ph.D.
  • Richard D. Western

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey

Gordon Black - February 1988

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 1988
Authors
  • Gordon Black

An Evaluation of State-Financed School Integration in Metropolitan Milwaukee

George Mitchell - June 1989

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • MPS
Year
  • 1989
Authors
  • George Mitchell

Educational Choice

John Chubb, Terry Moe - March 1989

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 1989
Authors
  • John Chubb
  • Terry M. Moe

Evaluating Wisconsin's Teachers: It Can Be Done

Richard Bingham, Ph.D., John Heywood, Ph.D. - December 1989

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 1989
Authors
  • John S. Heywood, Ph.D.
  • Richard D. Bingham, Ph.D.

The Financial Impact of Out-of-State-Based Welfare In-Migration on Wisconsin Taxpayers

Richard Cebula, Ph.D. - November 1989

Subject
  • Welfare Reform
Year
  • 1989
Authors
  • Richard Cebula, Ph.D.

The Lack of Confidence in Public Education in Wisconsin

Gordon Black - April 1989

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 1989
Authors
  • Gordon Black

Wisconsin's Shrinking Educational Advantage: The Internal "Brain Drain" Reexamined

William Durden, Ph.D. - October 1989

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 1989
Authors
  • William Durden, Ph.D.

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey

Gordon Black - September 1988

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 1988
Authors
  • Gordon Black

Welfare In-Migration in Wisconsin

James Wahner, Jerome Stepaniak - December 1988

Subject
  • Welfare Reform
Year
  • 1988
Authors
  • James W. Wahner
  • Jerome R. Stepaniak

Wisconsin's Internal Brain Drain

William Durden, Ph.D. - May 1988

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 1988
Authors
  • William Durden, Ph.D.

Crime and Punishment in Wisconsin

John DiIulio,Jr., Ph.D. - December 1990

Subject
  • Criminal Justice
Year
  • 1990
Authors
  • John DiIulio Jr., Ph.D.

Fiscal Accountability in Milwaukee's Public Elementary Schools

Michael Fischer - September 1990

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • MPS
Year
  • 1990
Authors
  • Michael Fischer

Knowledge and Technology Transfer in Wisconsin

Tonia Devon, Ph.D., Rustum Roy, Ph.D. - November 1990

Year
  • 1990
Authors
  • Rustum Roy, Ph.D.
  • Tonia Devon, Ph.D.

Local Taxes, Spending and Public Accountability: How Wisconsin Compares

Roger Parks, Ph.D., Ronald Oakerson, Ph.D. - June 1990

Subject
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 1990
Authors
  • Roger B. Parks, Ph.D.
  • Ronald J. Oakerson, Ph.D.

Privatizing Welfare in Brown County

Daniel Alesch, Ph.D. - May 1990

Subject
  • Privatization
  • Welfare Reform
Year
  • 1990
Authors
  • Daniel Alesch, Ph.D.

The Rising Costs of the "Chapter 220" Program in Wisconsin

George Mitchell - October 1988

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • MPS
Authors
  • George Mitchell

Challenging Our Brightest Students

Sammis White, John Wagner - May 1991

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 1991
Authors
  • John Wagner
  • Sammis White

Restructuring Wisconsin's Educational System

James Cibulka, Ph.D. - September 1991

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 1991
Authors
  • James Cibulka, Ph.D.

The Hmong in Wisconsin

Simon Fass, Ph.D. - April 1991

Subject
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 1991
Authors
  • Simon Fass, Ph.D.

Parole in Wisconsin

George Mitchell - June 1992

Subject
  • Criminal Justice
Year
  • 1992
Authors
  • George Mitchell

Probation in Wisconsin

Anne Morrison Piehl - August 1992

Subject
  • Criminal Justice
Year
  • 1992
Authors
  • Anne Morrison Piehl

The Milwaukee Parental Choice Program

George Mitchell - November 1992

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 1992
Authors
  • George Mitchell

Welfare Spending in Milwaukee County

John Wagner - March 1992

Subject
  • Welfare Reform
Year
  • 1992
Authors
  • John Wagner

An Evaluation of Public and Private Earnings in Wisconsin

Dale Belman, Ph.D., John Heywood, Ph.D. - March 1993

Subject
  • Economic Development
  • Health Care & Insurance
  • Pensions
Year
  • 1993
Authors
  • Dale Belman, Ph.D.
  • John S. Heywood, Ph.D.

Community-Based Policing in Wisconsin

John DiIulio, Jr., Ph.D. - October 1993

Subject
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 1993
Authors
  • John DiIulio Jr., Ph.D.

Educational Choice in Wisconsin

Susan Mitchell - May 1993

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 1993
Authors
  • Susan Mitchell

Getting Milwaukee to Work

Mark Alan Hughes, Ph.D. - May 1993

Subject
  • Economic Development
Year
  • 1993
Authors
  • Mark Hughes, Ph.D.

Innovative Approaches to Health Care in Wisconsin

Sammis White, Ph.D. - August 1993

Subject
  • Health Care & Insurance
Year
  • 1993
Authors
  • Sammis White

Dual Education in the Madison Metropolitan School District

Steven Korris - February 1994

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 1994
Authors
  • Steven J. Korris

Ending Welfare in Wisconsin

Sammis White, Ph.D. - November 1994

Subject
  • Welfare Reform
Year
  • 1994
Authors
  • Sammis White

The Impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wisconsin Industries

Richard Cebula - October 1994

Subject
  • Economic Development
Year
  • 1994
Authors
  • Richard Cebula, Ph.D.

The Univeristy of Wisconsin System

Daniel Alesch, Ph.D. - March 1994

Subject
  • University of Wisconsin
Year
  • 1994
Authors
  • Daniel Alesch, Ph.D.

Why MPS Doesn't Work

Susan Mitchell - January 1994

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • MPS
Year
  • 1994
Authors
  • Susan Mitchell

Black Public Opinion in Milwaukee

Sammis White, Ph.D. - February 1995

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 1995
Authors
  • Sammis White

Broken Bottles

John DiIulio Jr., Ph.D. - May 1995

Subject
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 1995
Authors
  • John DiIulio Jr., Ph.D.

Expanded School Choice in Wisconsin

Howard Fuller, Sammis White - July 1995

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • MPS
Year
  • 1995
Authors
  • Howard Fuller
  • Sammis White

The Economic Impact of Native American Gaming in Wisconsin

William Thompspn, Ph.D., Ricardo Gazel, Dan Rickman - April 1995

Subject
  • Casino
  • Gambling
Year
  • 1995
Authors
  • Dan Rickman, Ph.D.
  • Ricardo Gazel, Ph.D.
  • William Thompson, Ph.D.

The Green Bay Packers

Daniel Alesch, Ph.D. - November 1995

Subject
  • Professional Sports
Year
  • 1995
Authors
  • Daniel Alesch, Ph.D.

The New Paternalism in Action

Lawrence Mead, Ph.D. -January 1995

Subject
  • Welfare Reform
Year
  • 1995
Authors
  • Lawrence Mead, Ph.D.

Deregulating Teacher Training in Wisconsin

Mark Schug, Ph.D., Richard Western, Ph.D. - June 1997

Subject
  • Education, Post K12
Year
  • 1997
Authors
  • Mark Schug, Ph.D.
  • Richard D. Western

Introducing Rigorous Standards Into Wisconsin's Schools

William Durden, Ph.D., Leah Vukmir - January 1997

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 1997
Authors
  • Leah Vukmir
  • William Durden, Ph.D.

Teaching Environmental Education to Wisconsin Teachers

Michael Sanera - November 1997

Subject
  • Education, Post K12
  • Environment
Year
  • 1997
Authors
  • Michael Sanera, Ph.D.

The Educational Performance of Hmong Students in Wisconsin

Ray Hutchison, Ph.D. - December 1997

Subject
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 1997
Authors
  • Ray Hutchison, Ph.D

The Impact of Indian Casino Gambling on Metropolitan Green Bay

Daniel Alesch, Ph.D. - September 1997

Subject
  • Gambling
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 1997
Authors
  • Daniel Alesch, Ph.D.

Wisconsin Citizen Survey August 1997

Gordon Black - August 1997

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 1997
Authors
  • Gordon Black

Wisconsin's Regional Economies, 1991-1996

Sammis White, Ph.D. - April 1997

Subject
  • Economic Development
Year
  • 1997
Authors
  • Sammis White

Light Rail in Milwaukee

Wendell Cox - March 1998

Subject
  • Transportation
Year
  • 1998
Authors
  • Wendell Cox

Private Prison-Industry Enterprises

Sammis White - May 1998

Subject
  • Criminal Justice
Year
  • 1998
Authors
  • Sammis White

Privatizing Welfare in Wisconsin

David Dodenhoff - January 1998

Subject
  • Privatization
  • W-2
Year
  • 1998
Authors
  • David Dodenhoff, Ph.D.

The Business of Drug Dealing in Milwaukee

Dr. John Hagedorn - June 1998

Subject
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 1998
Authors
  • John M. Hagedorn

The Impact of Government on Wisconsin Agriculture

Michael Flaherty - December 1998

Subject
  • Government & Politics
Year
  • 1998
Authors
  • Michael Flaherty

The Truth About Sentencing in Wisconsin

George Mitchell, David Dodenhoff - March 1998

Subject
  • Criminal Justice
Year
  • 1998
Authors
  • David Dodenhoff, Ph.D.
  • George Mitchell

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey August 1998

Gordon Black - August 1998

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 1998
Authors
  • Gordon Black

Homeschooling in Wisconsin

Robert Luebke, Ph.D. - July 1999

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 1999
Authors
  • Robert Luebke, Ph.D.

How School Choice Almost Died in Wisconsin

Susan Mitchell - September 1999

Subject
  • Education, K12
Year
  • 1999
Authors
  • Susan Mitchell

Privatizing Parole and Probation in Wisconsin

George Mitchell - April 1999

Subject
  • Privatization
Year
  • 1999
Authors
  • George Mitchell

Pumping Up Gas Prices in Wisconsin: The Effects of the Unfair Sales Act on Retail Gasoline Prices

James Brannon, Frank Kelly - October 1999

Subject
  • Taxes & Public Finance
Year
  • 1999
Authors
  • Frank Kelly
  • James Brannon

School to Work in Wisconsin

Mark Schug, Ph.D., Richard Western - January 1999

Subject
  • Education, Post K12
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 1999
Authors
  • Mark Schug, Ph.D.
  • Richard D. Western

Teen Pregnancy in Wisconsin

Naomi Farber, Ph.D., M.S.W. - December 1999

Subject
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 1999
Authors
  • Naomi Farber, Ph.D., M.S.W.

The Medically Uninsured in Milwaukee

Sammis White, Ph.D. - March 1999

Subject
  • Health Care & Insurance
Year
  • 1999
Authors
  • Sammis White

The Wisconsin Citizen Survey August 1999

Gordon Black - August 1999

Subject
  • Citizen Survey
Year
  • 1999
Authors
  • Gordon Black

Casinos and Crime in Wisconsin

William Thompson, Ph.D., Ricardo Gazel, Dan Rickman - November 1996

Subject
  • Casino
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 1996
Authors
  • Dan Rickman, Ph.D.
  • Ricardo Gazel, Ph.D.
  • William Thompson, Ph.D.

Environmental Education in Wisconsin

Michael Sanera, Ph.D. - June 1996

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • Environment
Year
  • 1996
Authors
  • Michael Sanera, Ph.D.

Reforming Public Education in Wisconsin

James Cibulka, Ph.D. - August 1996

Subject
  • Education, Post K12
Year
  • 1996
Authors
  • James Cibulka, Ph.D.

The Decline of Welfare in Wisconsin

Lawrence Mead, Ph.D. - March 1996

Subject
  • Welfare Reform
Year
  • 1996
Authors
  • Lawrence Mead, Ph.D.

The Social Costs of Gambling in Wisconsin

William Thompson, Ph.D., Ricardo Gazel, Dan Rickman - July 1996

Subject
  • Gambling
  • Society/Culture
Year
  • 1996
Authors
  • Dan Rickman, Ph.D.
  • Ricardo Gazel, Ph.D.
  • William Thompson, Ph.D.

The Value of Fringe Benefits and Tenure in Wisconsin

Richard Cebula, Ph.D. - January 1996

Subject
  • Education, K12
  • Tenure
Year
  • 1996
Authors
  • Richard Cebula, Ph.D.

Who Really Goes to Prison in Wisconsin?

John DiIulio, Ph.D., George Mitchell - April 1996

Subject
  • Criminal Justice
Year
  • 1996
Authors
  • George Mitchell
  • John DiIulio Jr., Ph.D.
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