Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
The United States and other countries should welcome Japan's unconventional decision to increase inflation as a method for growing its economy growth, economists Menzie Chinn and Isao Kamata argue in a new analysis from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
2009 alum Allison Quatrini has won a David Boren Fellowship for language study and dissertation research in China.

Wanting to develop a professional career in which he can apply his technical background in engineering to pressing policy issues, Phillip Duran came to the La Follette School to pursue a Master of Public Affairs degree, in addition to a master of science in environment and resources at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies.

Wednesday, 23 January 2013 00:00

Leon fosters student success, engagement

Raul Leon's experiences while a student at the La Follette School transformed his career goals.

Tuesday, 19 February 2013 00:00

Choi focuses on performance management

When Iseul Choi completes her graduate school training, she can see herself helping South Korea's performance management system perform better or maybe aiding South Korea's international development efforts.

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.
An official from Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan, visited the La Follette School on April 5 to learn about its academic programs as they develop their own public policy graduate program.
Tuesday, 15 January 2013 00:00

Singleton values international experiences

Tony Singleton started with a goal and then figured out how to accomplish it. "My objective was to do international work," says the 1973 alum, who spent 20 years with Chase Manhattan's International Department and Investment Bank.

Banque de France economist Gong Cheng will give a talk titled "A Growth Perspective on Foreign Reserve Accumulation" on Wednesday, March 20, at 1:30 p.m. in 7324 Sewell Social Sciences.
Tuesday, 08 January 2013 00:00

Pugh explores education policy

For Christa Pugh, education is the key for people who are poor or underserved by society to improve their lives. "I hope that by working in education policy, I will be able to empower students to achieve the goals they set for themselves," the first-year public affairs student says.

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