Quote of the Day | June 11, 2019

“Having more college graduates move out than move into the state can affect total educational attainment, which in turn could affect overall incomes and tax revenues, as higher-educated people tend to earn and spend more.”

-Chad Wilkerson, economist at the Oklahoma City Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, on his finding that over the past 5 years Oklahoma has had an average net outflow of 5,300 college graduates per year [Tulsa World]


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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