Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Tuesday, 14 August 2012 00:00

Cities face revenue declines

While state governments are recovering from the severe budget crises caused by the Great Recession, city governments continue to face reduced revenues from the property tax and from state and federal grants, economist Andrew Reschovsky says.

Thursday, 09 August 2012 12:50

Economists back inflation to boost economy

Inflation is the best bet for beating the debt crisis and helping the global economy recover, La Follette School economist Menzie Chinn and co-author Jeffry Frieden argue in the Milken Institute Review.
Monday, 06 August 2012 07:28

Shelton ponders benefits of taconite mine

Outreach director Terry Shelton ruminates on how the taconite mine proposed for northern  Wisconsin could provide jobs and enhance the state's reputation for environmental innovation in an opinion piece in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Read the article …

Andrew Trembley came to the La Follette School so he could communicate with people who aren't experts in probit models and regression analysis.

An Australian economist known as the "Airport Economist" will visit the La Follette School July 16-20.
Economic opportunity is not the same for everyone in the United States, new research by La Follette School director Thomas DeLeire shows. While 84 percent of Americans have higher family incomes than their parents did at the same age, those born at the top and bottom of the income ladder are likely to stay there as adults.
Friday, 15 June 2012 06:29

Chinn shares expertise

Economist Menzie Chinn participated in the June 8 Congressional Budget Office Panel of Economic Advisers meeting, one of several meetings at which he will share his expertise.
Monday, 23 April 2012 10:05

Seminar to explore eurozone crisis

A panel of distinguished experts, including two La Follette School faculty, will discuss "Europe at the Crossroads: The Euro Crisis and the Future of European Integration" seminar at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 25, at the Pyle Center.
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 08:52

Article outlines Europe's financial crisis

Resolution of the financial problems facing the eurozone is likely to be contentious and prolonged, two scholars argue in the spring 2012 La Follette Policy Report.
Economist Andrew Reschovsky made two presentations in March.
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