Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Professor Menzie Chinn appeared on C-SPAN to talk about his book, Lost Decades: The Making of America’s Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery.

Tuesday, 11 October 2011 09:03

Chinn to discuss book at IMF in D.C.

Alumni and friends in the Washington, D.C., area are invited to attend an October 14 presentation by professor Menzie Chinn on his new book that explains the origin and long-term effects of the current financial crisis.
Wednesday, 05 February 2014 02:24

Chinn to discuss China's currency policy

La Follette School economist Menzie Chinn will explore the short and long-term implications of China's currency policy in a noon seminar on Tuesday, February 11, in the school conference room. His talk is titled "Rise of the Redbacks? Prospects for China's Currency."
Thursday, 01 October 2009 12:13

Chinn wins $10,000 WAGE grant

Outgoing Associate Director Menzie Chinn has won a $10,000 grant from the University of Wisconsin–Madison Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy to pursue his research on the determinants of how fast current account balances adjust.
Tuesday, 14 August 2012 00:00

Cities face revenue declines

While state governments are recovering from the severe budget crises caused by the Great Recession, city governments continue to face reduced revenues from the property tax and from state and federal grants, economist Andrew Reschovsky says.

J. Michael Collins wants people to get more bang for their buck. The La Follette School professor studies how people make financial decisions and how they learn about personal financial management.

Associate Professor J. Michael Collins of UW–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs and School of Human Ecology, received the inaugural Ketchum Prize from the FINRA Foundation in September. He was honored for his outstanding service and research to advance investor protection and financial capability in the United States.

La Follette School professor Mark Copelovitch weighs in on Greece’s “no” vote on its referendum on the bailout proposals from its international creditors in a new article.

La Follette School Professor Mark Copelovitch explores the root causes of modern banking crises in his new book with David Singer of MIT: Banks on the Brink: Global Capital, Securities Markets, and the Political Roots of Financial Crises (Cambridge University Press).

Alum Tamarine Cornelius wants to people to have the information they need to make up their own minds about state budget issues and to help them connect the dots between budget issues.

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