17 Dec Reports highlight the importance of Wisconsin’s knowledge economy
Posted at 03:30h in Featured, URP News, UW Madison News
Two very different top 10 lists published in the last week are seemingly unrelated, but both tell basically the same story.
The lists came from respected research institutions and, while they weren’t on the same topic, the underlying message was consistent and striking — but perhaps not surprising. Knowledge-based, scientifically related jobs are becoming ever more important as the generator of employment and income, and those jobs are closely tied to investment in higher education — especially research.