Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: chinn

Ashoka Mody, a leading expert on international finance and financial crises, will discuss his recent book, EuroTragedy: A Drama in Nine Acts, on Wednesday, October 17 at Grainger Hall on the UW–Madison campus. Mody will give a keynote presentation at noon, followed by comments from La Follette School Professors Menzie Chinn and Mark Copelovitch.

A working paper by Professor Menzie Chinn and Ryan LeCloux (MIPA ’18), Chinn’s project assistant during the 2017–18 academic year, discusses the challenges to assessing the economic outlook at the state level.

An article in the July 26 edition of The Economist referenced a paper written by La Follette School Professor Menzie Chinn and Kavan Kucko (MIPA ’08). The article discussed how the yield curve for government bonds inverted just before each of the most recent U.S. recessions.

August 16, 2018

Kavan Kucko (MIPA '08)

At the La Follette School, I learned how to work with and manage large data sets and manipulate them with statistics. I use those skills every day.

La Follette School Working Paper No. 2018-006

More than 40 prospective students received a warm welcome from numerous La Follette School faculty members, staff, current students, and alumni March 19 during the school’s annual Visit Day.

La Follette School Working Paper No. 2017-007

La Follette School Working Paper No. 2017-006

The La Follette School welcomed the 2017–18 incoming class of 53 students Thursday, August 31 during Orientation at the Pyle Center.

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