The Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy (CROWE) supports and disseminates economic policy research, with a particular focus on the Wisconsin economy and state-level economic policy issues.
The Economic Impact of Lowering Income Tax Rates in Wisconsin
This CROWE report presents a model of the Wisconsin economy and its tax system, and shows that reducing the state’s individual income tax rates will increase output and household consumption
Left Turn? A Discussion of Liberal Media Bias
April 21, 2023. 12:00-1:30pm. Pyle Center. Co-sponsored by CROWE and Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy.
Fundamental State Tax Reform: Eliminating the Income Tax in Wisconsin
The state of Wisconsin has the oldest continuously operating state income tax in the United States. We develop and analyze a plan to dramatically change that history.
CROWE names new co-directors
The Department of Economics has named Kim Ruhl and Ananth Seshadri as co-directors of the Center for Research on the Wisconsin Economy.
Forecasting the U.S. and Wisconsin Economies in 2022
Wisconsin and the U.S. are likely to transit from the rapid recovery in 2021 to slower growth in 2022.
The Legality of Race-Based University Admissions
March 21, 2023. 3-5pm. Fluno Center. Co-sponsored by CROWE and Center for the Study of Liberal Democracy.
The Wisconsin State Income Tax
A primer on the Wisconsin income tax, including the current distribution of taxes and effective tax rates.