Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Finance

The public policy implications of Wisconsin's budget legislation were explored at a La Follette School forum. Three La Follette School faculty members joined a political scientist, an alum practitioner and the university's director of state relations in commenting.
The policy and budgetary implications of Wisconsin's budget repair bill will be explored at a La Follette School of Public Affairs forum today, February 25, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in 114 Van Hise Hall.
La Follette School faculty share their expertise on voting, Wisconsin politics and economics, and the Great Recession.
Policy responses to mortgage foreclosure will be discussed today, February 22, by La Follette School faculty affiliate J. Michael Collins from noon to 1 p.m. in the La Follette School conference room.
Tax expert Andrew Reschovsky shares his insights on CNN.com on Wisconsin governor Scott Walker's proposal to eliminate most of the state's public sector unions' collective bargaining rights and increase employee contributions to pension and health insurance benefits.
Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Kock wants all children to succeed in school

When her second year as a teacher ended, Sara Kock left her South Dakota school district saying, "I have to do something more to help those children succeed." She came to the La Follette School the next fall to gain the technical skills she needs to inform education policy.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Professor shares thoughts on Ireland, IMF

Professor Mark Copelovitch appeared on the Tom McGurk Show on Irish radio to discuss Ireland's financial crisis and the International Monetary Fund.

Experience as a Fulbright scholar in Germany brought student Christine Durkin back home to Wisconsin to focus on domestic public affairs.

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Mangum leader in higher education

Elmira Mangum, 1977, is Cornell University's new vice president for budget and planning.

Friday, September 3, 2010

Professors comment in media

La Follette School faculty are commenting in the media about federal stimulus dollars, teacher evaluation, property taxes and urban long-range planning.
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