Foxconned: WI Economic Development Fiasco
By taking a deep dive into Wisconsin’s $4 billion flirtation with Asian tech giant Foxconn, Tabak underscores the deep problems with current U.S. economic development policy. Rampant state vs. state bidding burns taxpayer dollars in a zero-sum game which enriches corporations and well-connected contractors and vendors to the detriment of education, social services and infrastructure.
Tabak has written for numerous national and regional publications, as well as working in a number of corporate communication positions. His articles and essays have appeared in The New York Times, the in-flight magazines for American and United, Fast Company, ... read more
Date: Tue, Sept 13
Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream
Time: 12:30-1:45pm CT
Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom
Instructor: Lawrence Tabak
Program Number: FALL:306
Registration opens Tue, Aug 16.