Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Policy Report Fall 2006

  • Director's Perspective: La Follette Welcomes APPAM, launches initiatives
    Barbara Wolfe highlights La Follette School's hosting of national research conference, research on access and weekly seminar series. Page 1
  • Childhood Interventions that May Lead to Increased Economic Growth
    Barbara Wolfe and Nathan Tefft identify childhood interventions that may bolster levels of education, amounts and distribution of earnings, employment, worker productivity and human capital of subsequent generations. Page 1 / Table 2
  • Welfare and Child Support Policy: Who Should Benefit When Child Support is Paid to TANF Families?
    Maria Cancian and Daniel R. Meyer evaluate Wisconsin's experiment with letting families receive all child support from noncustodial parents without the state reducing benefits received through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. Page 3
  • The Debate about the Undervaluation of Chinas Renminbi
    Yin-Wong Cheung, Menzie D. Chinn, and Eiji Fujii recount the uncertainties about determining the equilibrium value of Chinas renminbi. They explore various economic models used to determine this value and the implications of pursuing each approach. Page 15

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: Vol. 16, No. 2