Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Economics

The argument that more flexibility in the exchange rate regime speeds up current account adjustment is not true, recent analysis by economist Menzie Chinn suggests.
Banque de France economist Gong Cheng will give a talk titled "A Growth Perspective on Foreign Reserve Accumulation" on Wednesday, March 20, at 1:30 p.m. in 7324 Sewell Social Sciences.
2002 alum and economics professor Chad Cotti will give the Population Health seminar at noon on Monday, November 26, in 1309 Health Services Learning Center.
Property owners are less likely to be late with their tax payments if they make three installment payments a year instead of two, according to a new analysis from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
What's best for the economy in the short and the long term is the subject of a presentation being given as part of a gathering for alumni and friends on Wednesday, October 10, at the Milwaukee Athletic Club, 758 North Broadway.

From Mali to Salt Lake City, La Follette School student Anne Chapman has seen the importance of well-informed, motivated community leadership — and the essential role a skilled analyst can play in sharing expertise about policy ramifications.

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.

Inflation is the best bet for beating the debt crisis and helping the global economy recover, La Follette School economist Menzie Chinn and co-author Jeffry Frieden argue in the Milken Institute Review.

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 …

Andrew Trembley came to the La Follette School so he could communicate with people who aren't experts in probit models and regression analysis.

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