January 13, 2011

UW economist testifies before state Senate

By Office of State Relations

UW economist Dick Startz testified before the Senate Ways & Means Committee as part of a panel on “The Great Recession and the Future of Washington’s Economy.” Startz advised that the two best ways of minimizing the effect of recessions on the state budget are: (1) put aside enough money in the good times to prevent dramatic budget swings in bad times and (2) invest in education.

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