Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: International

The effects of regional trade agreements with labor clauses will be the subject of a seminar that economist Isao Kamata will give Tuesday, November 5, at noon in the La Follette School conference room.
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.

Lindsay Read's career has been just the right blend of domestic and international, letting her explore how U.S. public policies affect people from other countries and how other nations approach their domestic programs.

Avoidable crises such as the potential default by the United States on its debt last week could cost the U.S. dollar its privileged position as the world's main reserve currency, La Follette School economist Menzie Chinn argues in an op-ed published by the International New York Times on October 20.

After six years in the private sector, Claire Boyce knew she wanted to hone her management and analytical skills.

The opportunities to learn quantitative skills in an international context and to study Thai brought Ryan Hohler to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Ann Drazkowski wants to do something about the extreme inequality and poverty she has seen. The first-year student brings to La Follette School a blend of domestic and international experience in social policy.

The U.S. secretary of health's visit to Kenya went smoothly thanks to La Follette School alum Dave Baden.

A nongovernmental organization offering development assistance in northern Rwanda and southwestern Uganda has some new ideas for how to expand its services, thanks to recommendations from a group of La Follette School students.

A workshop report by students in the international public affairs program won the Marykathryn Kubat Award given by the American Association for Budget and Program Analysis on July 10.
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