Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Friday, 09 May 2014 08:40

Economist to discuss public policy

Public policy in an uncertain world is the subject of a seminar Thursday, May 15, from 12:15-1:30 p.m. in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences Building. Charles Manski, an economist at Northwestern University, will speak.
Economist Menzie Chinn's analysis of private nonfarm job growth in four states is highlighted by a Los Angeles Times columnist this week.
Personal bankruptcy, asset risk and entrepreneurship will be discussed at a noon seminar Wednesday, May 7, in the La Follette School conference room.
The recession the United Kingdom experienced in 2010-2011 suggests that the United States' decision to increase government spending was the correct course of action, economist Menzie Chinn suggests in the spring La Follette Policy Report.
Economist Robert Haveman will discuss the U.S. labor market at a noon seminar on Tuesday, April 15, in the La Follette School conference room.
The effects of poverty on brain development will be discussed in a La Follette School seminar on Tuesday, April 8, at noon in the school conference room.
Inequality and intergenerational mobility will be discussed in a seminar Thursday, February 27, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences Building.
Tuesday, 25 February 2014 06:43

Private sector economics to be explored

Private sector economics will be discussed by the executive director of the University of Wisconsin Extension's Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development in a seminar at noon, Tuesday, February 25, in the La Follette School conference room.
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 02:24

Chinn to discuss China's currency policy

La Follette School economist Menzie Chinn will explore the short and long-term implications of China's currency policy in a noon seminar on Tuesday, February 11, in the school conference room. His talk is titled "Rise of the Redbacks? Prospects for China's Currency."
Tuesday, 21 January 2014 09:54

Smeeding reflects on War on Poverty

La Follette School professor Timothy Smeeding, director of the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, discusses the War on Poverty in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Read the article …
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