Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Gillian Tett, the U.S. Managing Editor of the Financial Times, and Peter Hall, the Krupp Foundation Professor of European Studies at Harvard University, will provide keynote presentations during “Europe in Crisis: The Future of the EU and Trans-Atlantic Relations” at the University of Wisconsin–Madison on Thursday, April 6.

An article in the July 26 edition of The Economist referenced a paper written by La Follette School Professor Menzie Chinn and Kavan Kucko (MIPA ’08). The article discussed how the yield curve for government bonds inverted just before each of the most recent U.S. recessions.

Thursday, 29 September 2011 12:16

Economist considers U.S. deficit, debt

The U.S. Congress should move quickly to adopt a frame­work for reducing the federal government debt, including plans for tax reform and dealing with the ballooning cost of entitlement programs, economist Andrew Reschovsky writes in the latest issue of the La Follette Policy Report.
A new analysis suggests Wisconsin faces a budget deficit of at least $2.9 billion in the state's next two-year budget cycle.
Thursday, 29 September 2011 06:52

Economist Reschovsky to receive national honor

Economist Andrew Reschovsky will be honored in November with the 2011 Steve Gold Award, which recognizes a person who has made a significant contribution to public financial management in the field of intergovernmental relations and state and local finance.
Banque de France economist Gong Cheng will give a talk titled "A Growth Perspective on Foreign Reserve Accumulation" on Wednesday, March 20, at 1:30 p.m. in 7324 Sewell Social Sciences.
Personal bankruptcy, asset risk and entrepreneurship will be discussed at a noon seminar Wednesday, May 7, in the La Follette School conference room.
Friday, 09 May 2014 08:40

Economist to discuss public policy

Public policy in an uncertain world is the subject of a seminar Thursday, May 15, from 12:15-1:30 p.m. in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences Building. Charles Manski, an economist at Northwestern University, will speak.
What's best for the economy in the short and the long term is the subject of a presentation being given as part of a gathering for alumni and friends on Wednesday, October 10, at the Milwaukee Athletic Club, 758 North Broadway.
"Early Non-Marital Childbearing and the 'Culture of Despair'" is the subject of the La Follette School seminar on Tuesday, October 18, at 12:30 p.m. in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences.
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