Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: COVID19

La Follette School faculty members Jason Fletcher, Yang Wang, and Christine Durrance received funding to support their research from UW–Madison’s Understanding and Reducing Inequalities Initiative. Their projects were among only 15 selected from 73 proposals.

As the U.S. presidential election approaches, the La Follette School of Public Affairs and Department of Political Science are partnering with the Wisconsin Alumni Association on a series of Real Town Hall discussions. The first, on the social impacts of COVID-19, is Wednesday, Sept. 30.

Without an infusion of new federal assistance, the nation’s largest central cities will experience large drops in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic according to a research paper by La Follette School Professor Emeritus Andrew Reschovsky and two colleagues.