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Report highlights school's 2016-17 achievements

October 17, 2017
The La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison published a 16-page Highlights report in early October. The document showcases the many achievements of the school’s students, faculty, alumni, and staff during 2016 and 2017.

Client-based student projects sought

October 16, 2017
The La Follette School of Public Affairs is seeking client-based projects for students in its Workshop in Public Affairs and Workshop in International Public Affairs courses. Applications for domestic and international projects from public, nonprofit, or private-sector organizations are due November 17. Alumni are encouraged to apply.

Weimer’s new book blends behavioral economics, cost-benefit analysis

October 12, 2017
La Follette School Professor Dave Weimer has published a new book, Behavioral Economics for Cost-Benefit Analysis: Benefit Validity When Sovereign Consumers Seem to Make Mistakes. He has written, co-authored, or edited more than a dozen books, including two that have made important contributions to public policy education.

Alumni, others connect with students during speed networking

October 12, 2017
More than two dozen alumni and other public policy professionals participated in a speed-networking event with first-year La Follette School students on Monday, October 9.