Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

From “Brexit” to U.S. presidential candidates talking about immigration, from the latest job reports to the latest dip in oil prices, every event that makes the headlines carries an economic impact, and a blog co-authored by a UW-Madison professor analyzes and contextualizes these newsworthy happenings.

La Follette School faculty member Menzie Chinn served as a Wim Duisenberg fellow at the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany, doing research on exchange rate modeling in July and August.

La Follette School Working Paper No. 2016-004

Monday, 05 September 2016 09:09

Sophia Rogers, MPA/JD

I would like to work in climate-change policy. I’m very interested in solar radiation management and its legality.

Professor Jason Fletcher of the La Follette School of Public Affairs received a 2016 Distinguished Author Award from Health Economics for making a significant contribution to the journal.

Professor Menzie Chinn appeared on C-SPAN to talk about his book, Lost Decades: The Making of America’s Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery.

La Follette School Professor Mark Copelovitch and his co-authors introduce a new Financial Regulatory Transparency (FRT) index.

Professor Menzie Chinn delivers a keynote speech on monetary policy at a conference on October 30th in Geneva.

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.

Nick Lardinois’ love of nature and numbers led him to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

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