Working with clients, our master’s students apply skills and tools they’ve learned in political, economic, and statistical analysis on real-world projects.
La Follette School students researched policy solutions to would reduce the urban heat island effect in the City of La Crosse.
Students concluded their graduate education this spring by completing projects addressing real-world challenges on behalf of clients from the public, non-governmental, and private sectors.
La Follette School students showed that universal child savings accounts could have significant benefits for the state when they conducted the first statewide cost-benefit analysis of the idea.
A first-of-its-kind project conducted by La Follette students helped inform an Outrider Foundation investigation that looked at radioactive materials littering the Arctic seas.
Working in teams, students produce research-based, analytical, evaluative, and prescriptive reports for clients.
Students presented their analysis of policy alternatives to increase equitable child care access in La Crosse County to legislators and legislative staff members at the annual UW–Madison Day at the Capitol.