- Lessons in liberty
- This is not four years ago
- Billions in federal spending in Wisconsin unaudited; results never measured
- What else are they wrong about?
- Wisconsin didn’t ‘buck national trends’
- How “Free” Federal Money Costs Wisconsinites Control Over Their Government
- Off Track: An Assessment of Wisconsin’s Early Care and Learning System for Young Children
- Common-sense Healthcare Reforms for Wisconsin
A better way to help the disabled get to work.
An analysis of the accelerating outbound migration across the border to the Badger State
The high cost of increasing the minimum wage in Wisconsin to $15
A primer on Wisconsin’s unsustainable transportation revenues
Context and Trends
A solution to Wisconsin’s costly dental access problem?
A guide to fair, simple, pro-growth reform
How Wisconsin policy punishes low-income families for getting married – and what to do about it
Fair-chance hiring laws may hurt the job-seekers they aim to help
The Wisconsin Criminal Justice Coalition, led by the Badger Institute, offers policy ideas for combating recidivism, fostering opportunity, saving taxpayer money and maintaining public safety.
How federal grants are depriving us of our money, liberty and trust in government – and what we can do about it. New book by the Badger Institute urges states to push back.
A policy brief from the Tax Foundation and the Badger Institute.
In response to a tight state labor market, our latest report offers strategies for increasing labor force participation. The authors find that increasing the participation rate by just 1 percentage point would increase gross state product by a whopping $667 annually per resident.
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?
(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.
As the labor market for teachers evolves, we need more competition and less regulation.
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.
How to recreate the outstate university and finally give students their money’s worth
Wisconsin conservatives or Minnesota liberals?
Report compares the growth and distribution of Income in Wisconsin and Minnesota after the Great Recession.
► What do the UW instructors without it – the ones doing much of the teaching – think?
By Ike Brannon, Ph.D.
► How the Regents can make professors accountable to taxpayers and students
Antiquated state law puts the squeeze on consumers and should be repealed.
Authors include Dave Daley, Mike Nichols, Greg Pearson, Louann Schoenberg, Betsy Thatcher, Tom Tolan and Ken Wysocky.
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