Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Choosing the Right Pond: What are Appropriate Comparison Cities for Wisconsin's Metropolitan Areas?

Using per-capita income, the authors rank Milwaukee, Madison, Green Bay and Appleton/Fox River Valley against their 10 closes comparison metropolitan statistical areas. They find that Milwaukee and Madison are similar to or slightly better than similar areas, while the other two are doing very well economically.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2007-005
  • Author(s): Yeri Lopez and John Karl Scholz