Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

How Large Is Wisconsin’s Budget Gap for the 2011-13 Biennium?

With adjustments to the Legislative Fiscal Bureau's July 2010 determination of Wisconsin's fiscal condition at the beginning of the upcoming biennium, the author estimates as much as a $3 billion structural fiscal deficit for 2011-13. He adjusts the LFB number for to account for both increases in the costs of providing public services and the additional revenues that economic growth will generate.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2010-016
  • Author(s): Andrew Reschovsky