Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
La Follette School economist Robert Haveman delivered the keynote address on October 21 at the Theory, Science, and Statistics in the Use of Benefit-Cost Analysis conference in Washington, D.C.
A video and slides of public affairs professor Barbara Wolfe giving the Robert J. Lampman Memorial Lecture is available on the Institute for Research on Poverty's web site. She presented "Poverty and Poor Health: Can Health Care Reform Break the Link?" on June 21, 2011.
Thursday, 13 October 2011 08:16

Moynihan examines Hurricane Katrina, red tape

How an agency's culture affects the actions the agency takes is illuminated in new research from public affairs scholar Donald Moynihan on the federal response to Hurricane Katrina.
Friday, 07 October 2011 11:22

Reporter to share tips for policymakers

State Journal state capital reporter Mary Spicuzza will share tips for how policymakers should deal with the media at noon on Tuesday, October 11, from noon to 1 p.m. in the La Follette School conference room.

Debby Anderson Meyer does not like inefficiencies — particularly ones that keep her from building relationships with people.

La Follette School faculty have been sharing their insights in the media.
Washington Post features writer Manuel Roig-Franzia will be on campus October 3-7 as the fall public affairs writer in residence. He will eat dinner with a small group of La Follette School students.
Public affairs professor Karen Holden advised Sesame Street on its new Sesame Street financial education initiative "For Me, for You, for Later: First Steps to Spending, Sharing, and Saving."
Former La Follette School publications director Alice Honeywell and her friend Bobbi Montgomery invite readers to follow their ride by bicycle across the United State.

Fifteen months after she completed her capstone workshop report at the La Follette School, Gail Krumenauer found herself sitting with three other economists figuring out why the state of Oregon's per-capita personal income was declining compared to the rest of the United States.

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