Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Friday, 27 December 2013 08:53

Reschovsky discusses income tax

La Follette School economist Andrew Reschovsky discusses on Wisconsin Public Radio Wisconsin governor Scott Walker's proposal to reduce or eliminate the individual income tax  in Wisconsin. Listen online
Friday, 21 September 2012 06:50

Reschovsky discusses tax proposals

Tax policy and public finance expert Andrew Reschovsky is sharing his expertise.
Thursday, 17 March 2011 00:00

Reschovsky to discuss federal budget

Economist Andrew Reschovsky will speak on the federal budget at a town hall meeting in Milwaukee hosted by U.S. House representative Gwen Moore of Milwaukee. The Monday,  March 21, event will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's Zelazo Center, 2419 E. Kenwood Avenue. Members of the  audience will be able to ask questions.

The La Follette School of Public Affairs and the University of Wisconsin–Madison European Union Center of Excellence sponsored a research roundtable exploring questions around urban mobility and the automobile of the future on October 7.
Career development coordinator Mary Russell has received a professional development grant that she will use to attend a conference for career professionals in December in Pittsburgh.
Even as poverty among Wisconsin children increased from 2010-11 due to declines in parents' incomes and safety net program cuts, fewer Wisconsin children lived in poverty in 2011 thanks to the state's safety net, a report by La Follette School professor Timothy Smeeding says.

When Jake Schindler's partner at the small real estate brokerage firm mentioned his retirement plans, Schindler knew the time had come to think about a career change. He earned a master's degree in public affairs at the La Follette School in May 2010 and joined the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau shortly afterward.

An interdisciplinary symposium to examine how new forms of regulation and governance can improve health-care systems is taking today, October 9, at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. "Smart Regulation: Can New Types of Governance Improve Health?" is in room 1345 of the Health Sciences Learning Center until 4:30 p.m.

Children missing school likely means they score lower on academic achievement tests, a new study from the La Follette School of Public Affairs finds.

More than 80 legislators, state agency staff, local government budget officials and others crowded a room in the Wisconsin State Capitol last week to hear and discuss the latest research on government efficiency.
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