Manufacturing Jobs

Last week, we used Shift Share analysis (see answer to last week’s quiz below) to demonstrate that the state of the Wisconsin economy very much mirrors the state of the U.S. economy. Shift-share is a traditional economic analysis tool that provides a measure of the impact of the U.S. economy on employment in Wisconsin. This […]

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150,000 Jobs Lost In Wisconsin – Why?

Recently, there has been a lot of discussion and debate over who and what is responsible for job growth and loss in Wisconsin. Shift Share, a traditional economic analysis tool, can help us understand the major factors contributing to employment growth or loss in a region. Shift-share allocates changes in employment to three factors: 1) […]

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