Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Economist Jason Fletcher has joined the La Follette School faculty as an associate professor of public affairs.

As financial planning director, Ryan Baumtrog helps keep Minnesota's budget on track.

University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor and La Follette School faculty member Rebecca Blank has been named co-chair of the Council on Competitiveness’ Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Partnership (EMCP).

La Follette School professor Barbara (Bobbi) Wolfe has won one of eight Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation named professorships. The economist is now the Richard A. Easterlin Professor of Health Economics.

From Mali to Salt Lake City, La Follette School student Anne Chapman has seen the importance of well-informed, motivated community leadership — and the essential role a skilled analyst can play in sharing expertise about policy ramifications.

La Follette School faculty member Menzie Chinn served as a Wim Duisenberg fellow at the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, Germany, doing research on exchange rate modeling in July and August.

Articles in the Wall Street Journal and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel have included comments from international finance expert professor Menzie Chinn, whose Econbrowser blog was ranked in the top 25 financial blogs by Time.com.
Tuesday, 03 April 2012 09:24

Chinn discusses price, recession

Economist Menzie Chinn discusses the role of price during recession in his April 1 contribution to the New York Times' "Room for Debate" column. Read the essay in the Times …

Professor Menzie Chinn delivers a keynote speech on monetary policy at a conference on October 30th in Geneva.

Friday, 03 January 2014 05:17

Chinn expects better U.S. economy

Professor Menzie Chinn is among eight leading economic thinkers Politico magazine asked to ruminate on whether the U.S. economy is about to see rapid growth. Cautiously optimistic, Chinn calls for public policies that will reduce economic inequality among Americans. Read online …
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