Wisconsin Works (W-2):
"Where Do We Go From Here?"

A SERIES OF WHITE PAPERS

The Department of Workforce Development has commissioned the Wisconsin Works (W-2) White Papers as a framework through which some of the questions most relevant to the continued success of W-2 can be addressed. It is the Department's hope that these White Papers will serve as part of the foundation through which we can move forward together to face the challenges of the future.

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  • Administrator's Letter - November 1, 2001 letter from Administrator Eric Baker, announcing the W-2 White Papers commissioned by the Department of Workforce.
  • Overview of W-2 White Papers - "W-2 Achievements and Challenges: An Overview and Interpretation of the White Papers, Commissioned by the Department of Workforce Development", prepared by Rebecca J. Swartz, Hudson Institute, and Thomas Corbett, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin-Madison, March 2001.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARIES

  • Corbett and Weber Executive Summary - "Toward Work Stability and Career Advancement - The Next Stage of Reform", prepared by Thomas Corbett and Rachel Weber, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin-Madison, March 2001.
  • Mikelson Executive Summary - "Wisconsin Works: Meeting the Needs of Harder to Serve Populations", prepared by Kelly S. Mikelson, The Urban Institute, March 2001.
  • Swartz Executive Summary - "What is a 'Case' in Post-reform Wisconsin? Reconciling Caseload with Workload", prepared by Rebecca J. Swartz, Hudson Institute, March 2001.
  • Hein Executive Summary - "Noncustodial Parents: What's Next in Wisconsin? Strengthening Families Through Work Opportunities", prepared by Jay Hein, Hudson Institute, July 2001.

WHITE PAPER REPORTS

  • Mikelson White Paper - "Wisconsin Works: Meeting the Needs of Harder to Serve Populations", prepared by Kelly S. Mikelson, The Urban Institute, March 2001.
  • Swartz White Paper - "What is a 'Case' in Post-reform Wisconsin? Reconciling Caseload with Workload", prepared by Rebecca J. Swartz, Hudson Institute, March 2001.
  • Hein White Paper - "Noncustodial Parents: What's Next in Wisconsin? Strengthening Families Through Work Opportunities", prepared by Jay Hein, Hudson Institute, July 2001.


 Updated March 08, 2010

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