Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Even as poverty among Wisconsin children increased from 2010-11 due to declines in parents' incomes and safety net program cuts, fewer Wisconsin children lived in poverty in 2011 thanks to the state's safety net, a report by La Follette School professor Timothy Smeeding says.
Tuesday, 22 January 2013 10:38

Professors endorse research on gun violence

La Follette School director Tom DeLeire and professor Barbara Wolfe encouraged President Obama to end the ban on research on the public health effects of gun violence.

After five years immersed in state and congressional politics, Brett Halverson decided the time had come to go back to school so he can work at a higher level of legislative policy creation and analysis.

Andrew Reschovsky has spent his career exploring how tax policies affect individuals and the various ways in which state and local governments are financed. Although the government finance expert is retiring from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, his research schedule remains full.
A new study by La Follette School of Public Affairs professor Donald P. Moynihan describes the evolution of the federal performance management system since the passage of the Government Performance and Results Act of 1993.
Thursday, 07 March 2013 04:11

Moynihan urges full FEMA funding

The United States must not follow through with its plans to scale back its Federal Emergency Management Agency, professor Donald Moynihan argues in the journal Nature.
Thursday, 31 January 2013 05:32

CBO staff to talk with students Feb. 6

Students can learn about working for the Congressional Budget Office at a session on Wednesday, February 6, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the La Follette School conference room.
Nominations are being accepted for the Lloyd D. Gladfelter Award for Government Innovation until March 15.
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 00:00

Mabrey focuses on quantitative skills

First-year student Steph Mabrey wants to have her career both ways. She wants to be able to analyze AND interpret someone else's analysis.

Thanks to 1987 alum John Rohrer and an integrated team of health care professionals, veterans in rural Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula are able to access medical services without having to drive hundreds of miles to a Veterans Affairs medical center.
Page 9 of 20