Rebecca Blank, UW–Madison Chancellor Emerita and former La Follette School faculty member, was an economist and educator who made major contributions to scholarship that helped to reduce poverty and inequality.
A thoughtful mix of local property tax revenue and state aid can help public school systems provide high-quality education for all students, according to a new report co-authored by Professor Emeritus Andrew Reschovsky.
The authors examine a vicious cycle of drinking water failures and public distrust that allows commercial firms to profit from consumers’ distrust of public water services.
A new study by Assistant Professor Lauren Schmitz that follows people who were born during the Great Depression shows that early-life exposure to poor economic conditions is associated with accelerated aging.
The certificates allow students to gain critical knowledge and experience before entering the job market or graduate school.
Four UW–Madison faculty members discussed the ways that rapidly rising costs impact students’ lives during a September Cap Times Idea Fest session at Chadbourne Hall.
We’re hosting events across Wisconsin to examine critical issues facing voters in the upcoming November elections.
Assisting faculty members with research helped undergraduate certificate students Maria Manansala and Rachel Fedorchak build skills for their future careers.
La Follette School Professor Tim has worked in income and wealth policy to promote cross-national research on socioeconomic outcomes.
Sarah Halpern-Meekin has been promoted to full professor. Her research on social poverty emphasizes the human side of public policy.