Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
La Follette School alum Tamarine Cornelius of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families will be the first speaker for the spring Policy and a Pint from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, February 20, at Brocach, 7 West Main Street.
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."
Wednesday, 27 November 2013 05:49

Alum to speak about career with VA

Alum Abe Rabinowitz will reflect on his public policy career with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at Policy and a Pint on Tuesday, December 3, at 5:30 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street.
Policies that have best helped central cities maintain public services in the wake of the housing market collapse and the Great Recession will become clearer thanks to a $450,000 two-year grant won by La Follette School economist Andrew Reschovsky.

The integration of individual financial capability into public policy will be explored in a policy conversation led by La Follette School professor Michael Collins on Tuesday, October 22, at noon in the school's conference room.

La Follette School professor J. Michael Collins was a featured speaker at a field hearing of the U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission on "Starting Early: Youth and Post-Secondary Financial Education" on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus September 25.
As Detroit faces bankruptcy and other U.S. cities address an ongoing crisis in municipal finance, a new interactive database allows for the first time meaningful comparisons of city finances — from spending on schools, police, and public works to revenues from the property tax and other sources.
Economist Andrew Reschovsky comments on Wisconsin's budget and the re-emergence of the state's structural deficit in the Isthmus' Daily Page web site. Read more …

Megan Loritz enrolled at the La Follette School to acquire the technical skills she needs to bring about policy changes that will improve the lives of families with autistic children.

The Wisconsin governor's wide-ranging budget-repair bill that ended public-sector collective bargaining will be discussed by two journalists on Tuesday, April 30, from noon to 1 p.m. in the La Follette School Conference Room.
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