Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Professors Robert Haveman and Timothy Smeeding have won a national award for a paper they co-authored.
"Early Non-Marital Childbearing and the 'Culture of Despair'" is the subject of the La Follette School seminar on Tuesday, October 18, at 12:30 p.m. in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences.
Monday, 19 September 2011 09:26

Chinn publishes book on U.S. financial crisis

In the summer of 2007, La Follette School economist Menzie Chinn was among those who started to think something was amiss with the U.S. economy. He and Harvard University political scientist Jeffry Frieden started emailing each other in an effort to make sense of why the financial boom had fizzled. Their exchanges became the basis of a new book.
Tuesday, 11 October 2011 09:03

Chinn to discuss book at IMF in D.C.

Alumni and friends in the Washington, D.C., area are invited to attend an October 14 presentation by professor Menzie Chinn on his new book that explains the origin and long-term effects of the current financial crisis.

Change really has to be experienced firsthand, no matter how many graphs one has to chart economic and social transitions, student Nicole Thiher came to realize during the weeks she spent in Delhi, India, last summer.

Thursday, 29 September 2011 06:52

Economist Reschovsky to receive national honor

Economist Andrew Reschovsky will be honored in November with the 2011 Steve Gold Award, which recognizes a person who has made a significant contribution to public financial management in the field of intergovernmental relations and state and local finance.
Monday, 12 September 2011 11:04

Chinn to discuss new book on global recession

La Follette School economist Menzie Chinn will discuss his brand-new book The Lost Decades: The Making of America's Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery at the Political Science Department's International Relations Colloquium from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in Ogg Room on North Hall's fourth floor on Tuesday, September 13.
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 06:07

Chinn offers insight on nation's debt

In a New York Times op-ed, professor Menzie Chinn offers his take on the downgrading of America's credit rating --and what is at stake if it stays that way.
La Follette School faculty have been sharing their insights in the media.
International finance expert Menzie Chinn has been appointed to a two-year term on the Congressional Budget Office's Panel of Economic Advisors.
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