Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

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.

Students heard about the politics of budgeting from two legislators on April 19 in the La Follette School's public budgeting class.

Megan Loritz enrolled at the La Follette School to acquire the technical skills she needs to bring about policy changes that will improve the lives of families with autistic children.

Thursday, 09 September 2010 00:00

Mangum leader in higher education

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

Tuesday, 22 February 2011 02:45

Mortgage foreclosures topic of today's seminar

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.
As Detroit faces bankruptcy and other U.S. cities address an ongoing crisis in municipal finance, a new interactive database allows for the first time meaningful comparisons of city finances — from spending on schools, police, and public works to revenues from the property tax and other sources.

With funding from the Kohl Initiative, the La Follette School has hired Assistant Professor Ross Milton, who joins the faculty this fall.

An earlier and simpler Pell Grant application has the potential to increase college enrollment by youth from poor families by helping to reduce their uncertainty about whether college is affordable, a new study finds.

After 13 years in the information technology industry, Joe O'Connell took a step back when he realized he did not find the work all that satisfying. "I started to wonder about the kind of mark I wanted to leave on the world," says the second-year La Follette School student.

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) selected Assistant Professor Rourke O’Brien to present his paper about the impact of FICO score knowledge on financial behavior.

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