The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) selected Assistant Professor Rourke O’Brien to present his paper about the impact of FICO score knowledge on financial behavior.
Associate Professor J. Michael Collins of UW–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs and School of Human Ecology, received the inaugural Ketchum Prize from the FINRA Foundation in September. He was honored for his outstanding service and research to advance investor protection and financial capability in the United States.
Professor Menzie Chinn of the La Follette School of Public Affairs and UW–Madison’s Department of Economics on Saturday presented a paper about global current account imbalances during the influential Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City’s Economic Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyo.
Daniel Bush (MPA '09) joined the School District of Lodi as business manager in summer 2016. He is responsible for managing the district’s financial and other business affairs as well as developing and supervising a $20 million budget.
Mark Copelovitch of UW-Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs received a 2017 Vilas Associates Award for his project How Do International Economic Shocks Influence Domestic Politics?
La Follette School Working Paper No. 2016-008
My internship at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) gave me the opportunity to work for a quasi-federal agency and gain valuable experience evaluating bank regulations, risk-management strategies, and consumer protection practices.
At the moment, I am in the midst of three vastly different and exciting research projects. I am looking at pharmaceutical corporate charitable giving, executive compensation, and income sources for those living on and off Native American tribal lands.
La Follette School Working Paper No. 2016-004
Professor Menzie Chinn appeared on C-SPAN to talk about his book, Lost Decades: The Making of America’s Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery.