Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Friday, 03 September 2010 10:53

Professors comment in media

La Follette School faculty are commenting in the media about federal stimulus dollars, teacher evaluation, property taxes and urban long-range planning.

As financial planning director, Ryan Baumtrog helps keep Minnesota's budget on track.

La Follette School professor Isao Kamata one of six University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty members to receive grants from the campus Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy.
A new analysis concludes that two Wisconsin property tax credits are not only expensive — nearly $900 million per year out of a $13 billion general fund budget — but they are a highly inefficient means of delivering property tax relief to the Wisconsin homeowners and renters for whom the property tax creates the greatest economic hardships.
Tuesday, 23 February 2010 12:04

Economists comment on federal jobs bill

La Follette School economists Andrew Reschovsky and Menzie Chinn shared their perspective on the federal jobs bill with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
The Capital Times of Madison featured professor Menzie Chinn's Econbrowser blog.
Tuesday, 10 November 2009 11:53

La Follette School professors share expertise

La Follette School faculty have been sharing their ideas about poverty, the economy and career development.
La Follette School director Barbara Wolfe has won a Guggenheim Fellowship. The award recognizes artists, scholars and scientists based on distinguished past achievement and exceptional future promise.

Second-year student Gail Kiles Krumenauer got a new perspective on her career interests in the intersection of local economic development and domestic social policy.

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