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Nemet receives Carnegie fellowship for new solar energy project

April 26, 2017
La Follette School faculty member Greg Nemet is one of only 35 recipients of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie fellowship. Nemet, an associate professor, will receive funding to support his research and writing on how a diverse set of policies and international-knowledge flows have led to inexpensive solar energy.

Yackee wins award for best public management article

April 25, 2017
La Follette School Professor Susan Webb Yackee and Christine Palus of Villanova University have won the Beryl Radin Award from the Public Management Research Association for Best Article in the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory (JPART) published during 2016.

Student Buys attends International Nuclear Policy Conference

April 21, 2017
La Follette School student Drew Buys attended the Carnegie International Nuclear Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., along with 800 experts and officials from more than 45 countries and international organizations during spring break.

Students’ research for AARP shows modest increases in workers’ retirement savings would save state $3.1 billion in 2030

April 20, 2017
Even modest increases in the net worth of those who save the least for retirement would greatly improve retirement readiness and reduce government spending on public assistance programs, according to research conducted by La Follette School faculty member J. Michael Collins and three graduate students on behalf of AARP Wisconsin.