Five La Follette School faculty members and several faculty affiliates presented their work on a wide range of issues at the 2016 Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) Annual Fall Research Conference from November 3 to 5 in Washington, D.C.
Kristine Giornalista knows she is never going to know everything required to do her job. Rather, the 2004 alum knows she has to pick the right team and ask the right questions.
A desire to fight poverty by improving public policy brings Hope Harvey to the La Follette School. She finds that the Master of Public Affairs program is teaching her the quantitative methods she needs to strengthen her understanding of the theoretical aspects of poverty and policies formed to alleviate it.
Alum Andria Hayes-Birchler is fighting global poverty as a development policy officer with the Millennium Challenge Corporation.
A study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics reveals for the first time the mechanism behind the relationship between childhood poverty and doing poorly in school.