By William Thompson, Ph.D., Ricardo Gazel, Dan Rickman Gambling win or lose took my emotions. I don’t want to feel miserable anymore. member of a Gamblers Anonymous group in Wisconsin This is a study about social costs of gambling in Wisconsin. In April 1995, the Wisconsin Policy Research Institute released a report entitled The Economic

By Daniel Alesch, Ph.D. The Green Bay Packers, Inc., is America’s only publicly owned, not-for-profit, major-league sports franchise. The team has survived, even flourished, for 77 years in Green Bay – a city of 97,000 people in northeastern Wisconsin. The Packers team is an anomaly. National Football League rules prohibit replicating the Green Bay model.

Sammis White, Ph.D. The consensus in Wisconsin and the nation is that the current welfare system must be changed. Welfare today neither raises the poor out of poverty nor does it make them any less dependent.  A new approach to welfare must be employed –  one that both reduces poverty and moves recipients, as responsible

By Mark Alan Hughes, Ph.D. In this report, we present new findings from the 1990 Census to document changes during the last twenty years in the demographic and economic conditions of metropolitan Milwaukee. In particular, we present the striking divergence of conditions in the city and the surrounding suburbs. Among our findings:  Suburbanization is a

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