Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

As nations move toward using local systems to manage and operate international development projects, the United States should consider using a standardized risk assessment framework, La Follette School students recommend in an analysis prepared in consultation with the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

La Follette School economist Jason Fletcher has been awarded a $92,730 grant from the Russell Sage Foundation to analyze three school-based longitudinal datasets from the past three decades to assess educational mobility.

An undergraduate course on inequality in the United States prompted Gabrielle Elzinga-Marshall to pursue public policy instead of the political science/research track.

Grant Sim has a career that is exactly in the field he wanted: policy analysis and public administration in the field of education.

The cost and quality of health care are often on David Weimer's mind — and he frequently proposes ways to contain those costs.

1982 alum Daniel Speckhard will become the next president and chief executive officer of Lutheran World Relief in July.

To help specialists in Nigeria better advise the Ministry of Agriculture about food security, Ulrike Nischan applied what she learned at the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Observers of U.S. politics and policymaking may often wonder about the roots the partisanship and contention that flare up. Dennis Dresang suggests in the spring La Follette Policy Report that the nation's practice of federalism, the arrangement by which the federal government shares the power to govern with the states, leads to many U.S. policy disputes.
2011 alum Jon Alfuth is approaching education from two angles: as a geometry teacher and as a policy analyst for elected officials.

Thanks in part to a La Follette School cost-benefit analysis, children and adolescents in Wisconsin's Fox River Valley have access to school-based mental health services.

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