In March, La Follette School Professor Emeritus Bob Haveman was named a Fellow of the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis.
Smeeding receives Hilldale Award
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 …
Schmitz wins prestigious Vilas Associates Competition award
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 Forum 2022 delves into American Power, Prosperity & Democracy
The La Follette School will host its third annual La Follette Forum, funded by the Kohl Initiative, on Wednesday, May 4, 2022.
Barnes focuses on sexual violence research
Mariel Barnes joins the La Follette School as an assistant professor of public affairs this fall. Her primary research agenda examines everyday forms of violence against women, gender, and the politics of the welfare state with a specific focus on highly industrialized countries.
Badger Talks series features La Follette School faculty
In the mood for a little public policy over lunch? Join La Follette School professors Christine Durrance, Greg Nemet, Morgan Edwards, and Philipp Koellinger for their noon-time virtual talks this August, sponsored by Badger Talks LIVE.
Koellinger wins Goldy Award for research on how genetics influences economic behavior
If your life has turned out well, congratulations. But don’t rush to take credit for it, because good and bad luck are partly a matter of genetic inheritance, according to the emerging field of social genomics.
Collins, Smeeding to discuss post-pandemic policy ideas Feb. 16
La Follette School Professors J. Michael Collins and Tim Smeeding will participate in a UW Now livestream event Tuesday, February 16 at 7 p.m. Central time. Laura Dresser, assistant clinical professor in the Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work, will join them for Policy Ideas for the Pandemic Economy and Beyond.