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Menzie Chinn

University honors Chinn with research award

August 29, 2015
La Follette School economist Menzie Chinn has received the Leon D. Epstein Distinguished Faculty Research Award from the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s College of Letters & Science.
Pamela Herd

National Academy of Sciences appoints Herd to committee

August 28, 2015
La Follette School sociologist Pamela Herd has been appointed to a National Academy of Sciences committee.

Seminar series starts September 2

August 27, 2015
The La Follette School seminar series gets underway for the year on Wednesday, September 2, with a session for students to discuss how they can make the most out of the series while earning course credit. The seminar meets at 12:30 p.m. in the school conference room.
Menzie Chinn

Chinn shares expertise on China's stock market, U.S. relations

August 26, 2015
Economist Menzie Chinn commented in the August 24 Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel on China’s stock market and relations with the United States. He notes that in times of economic instability, calls by presidential candidates for sanctions on China are likely to counterproductive, leading to more global financial turmoil.