Not much…Wisconsin manufacturing employment up to February; January revised down…
Figure 1: Wisconsin manufacturing employment from December 2018 release (red), January 2019 (blue), February 2019 (black), 000’s, s.a. Benchmarked data shaded green. Source: BLS, DWD.
The Wisconsin Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit has cost $1.4 billion through FY2019, over twice the estimate.
Since the phase-in of the Manufacturing and Agriculture Credit, Wisconsin manufacturing employment has lagged the Nation’s. Since full phase-in in 2016, the lag has persisted.
Figure 2: Wisconsin manufacturing employment from February 2019 (red) and US (black), in logs 2011M01=0. MAC phase-in in orange (percentage credits). Source: BLS, DWD.