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COWS in the News

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).

September 06, 2017 | The Capital Times
A report from COWS wants to remind Wisconsinites that the health of the economy can’t be encompassed in a single statistic.
September 04, 2017 | Central Time (Wisconsin Public Radio)
Central Time speaks with Laura Dresser about what headway the state has made in the last year. 
September 01, 2017 | Wisconsin Budget Project Blog
Even as the state’s unemployment rate declines, Wisconsin workers face significant barriers to economic stability, according to a new look at the state’s labor market. Long-term stagnation in wages, a black/white economic disparity that is among the largest of any state, increasing levels of income inequality, a shrinking middle class, and limits on the ability to unionize are among the obstacles faced by Wisconsin workers, according to The State of Working Wisconsin 2017 by COWS.
September 01, 2017 | The Capital Times
COWS and Wisconsin Budget Project Report "Pulling Apart 2017" in The Capital Times.
September 01, 2017 | Business North
COWS and Wisconsin Budget Project Report "Pulling Apart 2017" in Business North.
September 01, 2017 | La Crosse Tribune
COWS and Wisconsin Budget Project Report "Pulling Apart 2017" in The La Crosse Tribune.
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