Wisconsin economy Report Shows Wisconsin's Small Business Environment Is Improving By Audrey Nowakowski & Mitch Teich • Feb 13, 2015 velkr0, flickr Listen Listening... / 9:20 Lake Effect's Mitch Teich talks with Christine Kymn, Chief Economist and Director of Economic Research for the Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy. How important are small businesses to the state's economy? Survey: Many Wisconsinites Think State Economy Headed in Wrong Direction By Mitch Teich & Gaby Magallanes • Jun 13, 2013 Flickr Listen Listening... / 6:50 Lake Effect's Mitch Teich interviews researcher Joe Cera about the latest Wisconsin Economic Scorecard. A new poll shows decreasing confidence in the state of Wisconsin's economy. Report Pegs Wisconsin Economic Growth 49th in U.S. By Bob Bach • Jun 6, 2013 The state of Wisconsin ranks next to last among the 50 states for economic growth over the next six months.