Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Monday, 25 November 2013 08:23

Munich institute honors Haveman for service

Germany's leading economic research organization, the Ifo Institute in Munich, honored Professor Robert Haveman with a rare recognition, making him an honorary member.
2010 Master of International Public Affairs alum Farha Tahir met with students to discuss careers, informational interviews and other job search strategies.
Based on the number of business cards swapped, hands shaken and questions asked, the first "La Follette in D.C." program was an outstanding success in bringing students to the U.S. capital to meet alumni and employers.
Global trends analysis and forecasting will be discussed by a fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in a seminar on Monday, November 11, at noon in the La Follette School conference room.
The effects of regional trade agreements with labor clauses will be the subject of a seminar that economist Isao Kamata will give Tuesday, November 5, at noon in the La Follette School conference room.
La Follette School political scientist John Witte will discuss his experience as dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan, in a policy conversation on Tuesday, October 29, at noon in the at the La Follette School conference room.

Lindsay Read's career has been just the right blend of domestic and international, letting her explore how U.S. public policies affect people from other countries and how other nations approach their domestic programs.

Avoidable crises such as the potential default by the United States on its debt last week could cost the U.S. dollar its privileged position as the world's main reserve currency, La Follette School economist Menzie Chinn argues in an op-ed published by the International New York Times on October 20.

After six years in the private sector, Claire Boyce knew she wanted to hone her management and analytical skills.

The opportunities to learn quantitative skills in an international context and to study Thai brought Ryan Hohler to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

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