La Follette School graduates make up a majority of the fiscal analysts at the Wisconsin Legislative Fiscal Bureau, including three who were hired from the class that graduated in May.
2000 alum Carole Schaeffer is one of the 25 most influential people in the greater Madison area, local web site IBMadison.com announced
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.
When Tyrel Zich graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire, he knew he wanted to add a strong quantitative skill set to his foundation of qualitative skills, so he came to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
2008 alum Andrew Turner has completed a study of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and credit unions for the Filene Research Institute, an independent, consumer finance think and do tank.
From the implications of an increased minimum wage to current account balances across the globe to the fiscal policies of the United States and the United Kingdom, economist Menzie Chinn keeps an eye on all trends macro.