Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: International

To help make a retreat center in Uganda sustainable, La Follette School students advised the Global Livingston Institute to establish an Internet café and to switch the center's electricity source from a diesel generator to solar panels.

The role of microloans in Haiti will be discussed by 1995 alum Tom Eggert at the La Follette School's Policy and a Pint on Tuesday, March 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brocach, 7 West Main Street.

Tahira Chaudary is investing in her own education with an eye toward someday helping people in Pakistan develop their own human capital.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

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."
Public management expert Don Moynihan gave several presentations in the Middle East and Europe in early January.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Toniolo helps strengthen communities

Maria Toniolo is broadening her expertise in international trade, finance and economic development through the La Follette School's Master of International Public Affairs degree program.

Germany's leading economic research organization, the Ifo Institute in Munich, honored Professor Robert Haveman with a rare recognition, making him an honorary member.
2010 Master of International Public Affairs alum Farha Tahir met with students to discuss careers, informational interviews and other job search strategies.
Based on the number of business cards swapped, hands shaken and questions asked, the first "La Follette in D.C." program was an outstanding success in bringing students to the U.S. capital to meet alumni and employers.
Global trends analysis and forecasting will be discussed by a fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in a seminar on Monday, November 11, at noon in the La Follette School conference room.
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