Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Monday, 19 September 2016 08:25

Book by former fellow Secchi published

Professor Leonardo Secchi, a former honorary fellow at the La Follette School, has published Public Policy Analysis: Diagnose Problems, Recommend Solutions. Written in Portuguese, the book is a practical manual for public policy analysis in higher education and a step-by-step guide for diagnosing problems and recommending solutions in the executive and legislative branches of federal, state, and local government.

Monday, 12 September 2016 07:46

Jordan Krieger, MPA

I hope to use the analytical and management skills I learn at La Follette to fight for opportunity and economic mobility.

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 08:37

Cost-benefit analysis projects sought

La Follette School faculty members David Weimer and Emilia Tjernstrom are seeking project proposals for their Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) courses this fall. Students in this course work in teams on a real-world issue for an actual client.

Monday, 04 August 2014 00:00

PA 881 Cost-Benefit Analysis

This course will present the welfare economics underpinnings for evaluating the social benefits and costs of government activities. Issues such as uncertainty, the social discount rate, and welfare weights will be discussed; case studies from the environmental, social policy, and agricultural areas will be studied.

Fall 2016: Both sections of Cost-Benefit Analysis will include client projects.

Monday, 04 August 2014 00:00

PA 873 Introduction to Policy Analysis

This course develops skills in policy analysis in two ways. First, it sets out the conceptual foundations for understanding the role of policy analysis in democratic politics. Second, it provides training and experience in policy analysis craft.

Sunday, 15 June 2014 00:00

David L. Weimer

Edwin E. Witte Professor of Political Economy

La Follette School Working Paper No. 2006-013

La Follette School Working Paper No. 2005-014

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