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Plugging the income drain

From 2001 to 2006, households moving out of the seven-county southeastern Wisconsin region took with them $1.3 billion
more in personal income than those moving into the region brought with them. This five-year loss represents a fraction
(3%) of the region’s current $43.7 billion total personal income, but is, nevertheless, a concern when viewed as $1.3
billion that could have been circulating in our economy to support growth in our local housing and retail markets.

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