Yet Another Look at Wisconsin's Job Performance

Professor Menzie Chinn at Econbrowser summarized the Walker jobs record in one nifty graph:

actual and projected job growth

Figure 1: Private nonfarm payroll employment for Wisconsin, seasonally adjusted (blue), July 2013 Wisconsin Economic Outlook forecast, interpolated from annual data using quadratic match (red), and Walker's promised path for private NFP (black). September and October private NFP from WI DWD. NBER defined recession dates shaded gray. Source: BLS and DWD, Wisconsin Economic Outlook, and author's calculations.

 


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