Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

In a recent Washington Post column, Professor Susan Webb Yackee and Ph.D. student Simon Haeder outline their findings of lobbying efforts at an obscure regulatory office in the White House, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.

Monday, 23 March 2015 00:00

Newspaper features Yackee, Herd

La Follette School Director Susan Webb Yackee and Professor Pamela Herd are among the College of Letters and Science faculty featured in a special section of the March 22 Wisconsin State Journal.

2008 alum Andrew Turner has completed a study of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and credit unions for the Filene Research Institute, an independent, consumer finance think and do tank.

Thursday, 10 April 2014 00:00

Weimer, Yackee named faculty fellows

David Weimer and Susan Yackee are the first two Daniel Louis and Genevieve Rustvold Goldy Faculty Fellows.

Researchers, regulators and health-care providers will explore the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at the La Follette School's spring symposium on Thursday, April 25, from 1 to 4:30 at Union South.

Ometere Omoluabi helps West African companies and governments overcome barriers to free trade. Based in Accra, Ghana, the 2008 alum serves as a liaison between the public and private sector to improve the trade and business climate for 15 countries that agreed in 1990 to duty-free trade.

Professor Susan Yackee is advising members of Congress and federal agency officials this week about legislation to help prevent powerful special interests from "capturing" and controlling federal agencies that regulate their activities.
Economist Isao Kamata describes in the fall Policy Report the damage the March 11 earthquake and tsunami caused in a very large area of Japan.
With advice from professor Susan Yackee, a U.S. senator has introduced legislation on regulatory policymaking to help prevent powerful special interests from "capturing" and controlling federal agencies that regulate their activities.
Professor Susan Yackee has been advising U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island with legislation he is writing on regulatory policymaking.
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