Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 08:00

Moynihan's research recognized

Two public administration organizations are honoring professor Donald Moynihan for his expertise in public management.
Thursday, 04 October 2012 11:53

Smeeding comments on health assistance

Poverty expert and faculty member Tim Smeeding discusses in the New York Times a policy change by the Congressional Budget Office to classify Medicare and Medicaid assistance as income.
First-year student Princess Ojiaku shares her impression of the La Follette School and the University of Wisconsin–Madison in her Scientific American blog, Science with Moxie: Musical Notes on Neuroscience.
Friday, 21 September 2012 06:50

Reschovsky discusses tax proposals

Tax policy and public finance expert Andrew Reschovsky is sharing his expertise.
David Weimer has been elected vice president and president-elect of the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis, an international group of practitioners, academics, and others who seek to improve the theory and application of benefit-cost analysis.
Two La Follette School students won the U.S. Department of Energy portion of the Startup America Policy Challenge with their proposal about how to make solar energy more affordable.
Tuesday, 14 August 2012 00:00

Cities face revenue declines

While state governments are recovering from the severe budget crises caused by the Great Recession, city governments continue to face reduced revenues from the property tax and from state and federal grants, economist Andrew Reschovsky says.

La Follette School professor Karen Holden joined three other experts to discuss what Wisconsin's aging population could mean in the August 7 episode of Wisconsin Eye's Newsmakers, "The Graying of Wisconsin."
Monday, 06 August 2012 07:43

Herd: American Community Survey essential

Sociologist Pamela Herd outlines the necessity of the annual American Community Survey to provide policymakers with good data in the Milwaukee Journal SentinelRead the article …

Monday, 06 August 2012 07:28

Shelton ponders benefits of taconite mine

Outreach director Terry Shelton ruminates on how the taconite mine proposed for northern  Wisconsin could provide jobs and enhance the state's reputation for environmental innovation in an opinion piece in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Read the article …

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