In a career spanning five decades, Smeeding contributed to understanding poverty and inequality, and how to design more effective programs to reduce them.
La Follette School faculty members Mark Copelovitch, Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Tana Johnson, Tim Smeeding, and Manny Teodoro received awards this spring.
Jason Fletcher and Lauren Schmitz helped organize the inaugural The Advances in Social Genomics Conference.
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.
Assistant Professor Héctor Pifarré i Arolas and his collaborator, Assistant Professor Adeline Lo of the Political Science department, received the American Family Funding Initiative Award.
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.
Assistant Professor Lauren Schmitz and her team of researchers were awarded a National Institute on Aging grant for their work on the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health.
By looking at where people were born instead of where they ultimately move to and die, geographic disparities in mortality look different, according to a new study by Jason Fletcher.
Fletcher is one of three UW-Madison faculty selected for this prestigious fellowship this year, and the only scholar from the Sociology discipline to be selected.
The Kohl Competition supports nonpartisan research that policymakers can use to make evidence-based decisions when shaping public policy.