Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Management

For Scott Wood, graduate school has been about opportunities — and making the most of them. In doing so, the second-year La Follette School student has become an expert on Wisconsin's economy and employment prospects, and on domestic violence conviction rates in Milwaukee.

Performance management expert Donald Moynihan gave an overview on U.S. experiments in improving government performance in the last 20 years at a World Bank seminar in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Behm deepens knowledge of energy policy

Andrew Behm enjoys working in a policy area that is beginning to change after decades of equilibrium — energy policy.

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

La Follette School students in the public management course heard  from three community leaders representing local government, state government,  and the nonprofit sector.
Thursday, October 3, 2013

Red tape research cited

A guest post in a Washington Post blog cites red tape research by professors Pamela Herd and Donald Moynihan.
The U.S. secretary of health's visit to Kenya went smoothly thanks to La Follette School alum Dave Baden.

After a year as a La Follette School student, Dan Trifone is gaining a better sense of all the options he has for a career in nonprofit management.

More than 370 public management experts from 22 countries gathered in Madison June 20-22 for the Public Management Research Conference hosted by the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Journal honors Moynihan

Professor Donald Moynihan has won the Haldane prize for one of the best articles published in 2012 by the journal Public Administration.
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