Articles by Matthew Kures

Income inequality has been rising since the 1980s, both in Wisconsin and nationally, and economists and policymakers have become increasingly aware of and concerned about this trend.
Questions surround the types of jobs Foxconn requires: What levels of educational attainment or skills are needed? What are typical wages for these types of occupations? Are these jobs susceptible to replacement through automation or computerization?
The spirit of open trade with foreign markets reflected in recent trade policies has a direct impact on the Wisconsin economy.
Opportunities exist to improve Wisconsin's education pipeline and create a future with competitive wages, innovative industry and entrepreneurial activity.