Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Monday, 27 February 2017 08:24

Chinn tackles border wall in EconoFact post

In one of his first contributions on EconoFact, La Follette School Professor Menzie Chinn discussed President Donald Trump’s proposed wall on the Mexican border. Chinn, one of the United States’ leading experts on currency exchange rates, also is co-author of the widely praised Econbrowser blog.

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?

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 13:28

Yang Wang

Associate Professor of Public Affairs

Serving in the U.S. Senate, Amy Klobuchar draws on her Minnesota roots and “the Midwestern belief that you are part of something bigger than yourself.” Klobuchar, the first woman to represent Wisconsin’s western neighbor in the Senate, wove that theme throughout her presentation, “Internationalism in the Heartland,” at UW-Madison on Feb. 17.

Saturday, 13 June 2015 07:32

Emilia Tjernström

Assistant Professor of Public Affairs and Agriculture & Applied Economics

La Follette professor Susan Yackee and MPA student Sam Matteson got a firsthand look at the process of building a public university from scratch during a weeklong trip to Kazakhstan in October.

As nations move toward using local systems to manage and operate international development projects, the United States should consider using a standardized risk assessment framework, La Follette School students recommend in an analysis prepared in consultation with the U.S. Government Accountability Office.

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 00:00

Christopher McKelvey

Lecturer in Public Affairs and Economics

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 00:00

Mark Copelovitch

Professor of Public Affairs and Political Science

Thursday, 29 May 2014 00:00

Menzie Chinn

Professor of Public Affairs and Economics

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