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COWS in the News

September 18, 2018 |

UW Study Finds Job Increases, High Productivity And Slow Wage Growth.

September 14, 2018 | Wisconsin Public Television
Here and Now interview with Laura Dresser.
Anchor Frederica Freyberg and reporter Zac Schultz engage Wisconsin's business and political leaders in conversation on the week's major news.
September 05, 2018 | Working Partnerships USA & the UC Berkeley Labor Center
To learn more about this new report and what this research tells us about automation and the future of work, visit the interactive report.
September 03, 2018 | 101.5 WIBA FM
Live from the South Central Federation of Labor's Annaul LaborFest, Associate Director Laura Dresser was interviewed about the 2018 State of Working Wisconsin.
September 03, 2018 | Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/

"The fight for $15 campaign has drawn attention to the minimum wage – and set a benchmark." Full article here.

September 01, 2018 | Wisconsin State Journal/
"Wisconsin’s economy has finally recovered from the Great Recession, a full 10 years after it hit, a UW-Madison report says." Full article here.
July 30, 2018 | Wisconsin Public Radio
WPR's John Munson interviews former NSF-ASA Fellow Steve Viscelli.
Trucking is the backbone of the American economy, but there are problems ahead for the industry. Most urgently, the trucking industry faces a severe driver shortage, and it’s already starting to have a tangible impact on commerce...and your wallet. This hour, we explore America’s ongoing shortage of truck drivers, what’s behind it, and what solutions are being proposed.
July 29, 2018 | Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
La Follette School student and COWS Graduate Student Hourly Jennifer Johnson spoke with Guatemalan students about educational opportunities in Madison on July 19 during the EducationUSA Alumni Fair. A second-year MPA student, Johnson participated while interning with the U.S. Department of State in Guatemala City.
June 17, 2018 | Wisconsin State Journal
Matthew DeFour covers state government and politics for the Wisconsin State Journal and interviews Laura Dresser.
May 23, 2018 | Medium
COWS & UC Berkeley’s Center for the Study of Child Care Employment new report cited.
May 22, 2018 | Capital & Main: Investigating Power and Politics

COWS & UC Berkeley’s Center for the Study of Child Care Employment new report cited.

January 22, 2018 | WPR

Union Membership Up In Wisconsin After Years Of Decline

Federal Data: More Wisconsin Workers Were Union Members In 2017, But Still Lower Than A Decade Ago

Wisconsin Public Radio interview with Laura Dresser (Monday, January 22, 2018, 5:40am).

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