Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
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, 19 February 2013 00:00

Choi focuses on performance management

When Iseul Choi completes her graduate school training, she can see herself helping South Korea's performance management system perform better or maybe aiding South Korea's international development efforts.

The process of engaging people is far more important than the end result, believes Colin Christopher, a first-year international public affairs student.

Friday, 24 August 2012 00:00

Cira helps countries manage urbanization

People in countries around the world are better able to manage rapid urbanization thanks to the problem-solving skills Dean Cira learned at the La Follette Institute of Public Affairs.

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 and his co-authors introduce a new Financial Regulatory Transparency (FRT) index.

Tuesday, 28 June 2016 08:37

Cost-benefit analysis projects sought

La Follette School faculty members David Weimer and Emilia Tjernstrom are seeking project proposals for their Cost-Benefit Analysis (CBA) courses this fall. Students in this course work in teams on a real-world issue for an actual client.

La Follette School political scientist John Witte will discuss his experience as dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan, in a policy conversation on Tuesday, October 29, at noon in the at the La Follette School conference room.

Young women from the Middle East and North Africa gathered  in Doha, Qatar, to improve their leadership skills, thanks in part to the organizing efforts of La Follette School alum Katie Croake.

Alum Katie Croake helps strengthen and expand democracy in the Middle East and North Africa as a program manager with the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs.

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