2018 Economic Impact Study

This study updates the 2002 economic impact study completed by NorthStar Economics and indicates the University of Wisconsin System’s impact has more than doubled in that timeframe.

Infographic: UW System's $24 Billion Economic Impact on Wisconsin's economy. 167000 Jobs generated. 75% went to private sector. Leveraging state investment 23:1. $1.1 Billion in local and state taxes generated. $9.3 Billion in labor income.

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