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Report: UW-Madison listed among top drivers of state economy

A new report shows output from UW-Madison is to thank for about 9% of Wisconsin’s $345 billion economy.NorthStar Analytics found UW-Madison is responsible for more than 230,000 public and private sector jobs. That’s the equivalent of one in 13 jobs in the state and puts the university on par with major Wisconsin industries like dairy, food processing and tourism.