Sarah Halpern-Meekin has been promoted to full professor. Her research on social poverty emphasizes the human side of public policy.
On June 18, 2022, La Follette School Professor Emeritus Robert Haveman passed away at age 85. Colleagues at the La Follette School mourned the loss of Haveman.
La Follette School Professors Jason Fletcher and Gregory Nemet are recipients of prestigious Vilas Awards, acknowledging their groundbreaking research, service to the UW community, and teaching.
In March, La Follette School Professor Emeritus Bob Haveman was named a Fellow of the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis.
The new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report urges immediate action to limit greenhouse gas emissions in all sectors of the economy, including energy, transportation, construction, manufacturing, and agriculture.
Scrolling the real estate listings on Zillow became a national obsession in the last two years as people looked for fantasy alternatives to the pandemic’s grinding stress. But while others were ogling granite countertops and …
Assistant Professor Mariel Barnes of the La Follette School, along with Associate Professor Kate Walsh of the Department of Psychology, received a Wisconsin Idea Collaboration Grant to evaluate the effectiveness of flexible financial assistance in helping survivors of domestic violence find and maintain stable housing situations.
La Follette School Professor Timothy Smeeding was selected as the recipient of the 2022 Hilldale Award in the Social Sciences. The Hilldale Award, which is one of the most prestigious awards given by UW–Madison, recognizes …
La Follette School Assistant Professor Lauren Schmitz is a 2022-23 winner of the Vilas Associates Competition. The award funds important new and ongoing UW-Madison research.
La Follette School Director Susan Yackee invites current students and alumni to dig into the results of the first La Follette Policy Poll and share their analyses of public opinion in the Badger State. Released …