Governor Scott Walker promised in his campaign to “create” 250,000 jobs during his first term, and his press office and the media regularly measure progress towards this goal. However, this report shows that Governor Scott Walker should not get credit (or blame) for overall jobs numbers in Wisconsin. These numbers are almost entirely driven by the national economy.
Wisconsin’s Jobs: Don’t Credit (or Blame) Walker Where He Has No Real Influence. COWS, 2011.