Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
The benefits of improved air quality resulting from climate change mitigation policies are likely to outweigh the near-term costs of implementing those policies, according to a new study co-authored by La Follette School professor Gregory Nemet.
Researchers, regulators and health-care providers will explore the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act at the La Follette School's spring symposium on Thursday, April 25, from 1 to 4:30 at Union South.
Economist Isao Kamata describes in the fall Policy Report the damage the March 11 earthquake and tsunami caused in a very large area of Japan.

In a recent Washington Post column, Professor Susan Webb Yackee and Ph.D. student Simon Haeder outline their findings of lobbying efforts at an obscure regulatory office in the White House, the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.

Monday, 23 March 2015 00:00

Newspaper features Yackee, Herd

La Follette School Director Susan Webb Yackee and Professor Pamela Herd are among the College of Letters and Science faculty featured in a special section of the March 22 Wisconsin State Journal.

Ometere Omoluabi helps West African companies and governments overcome barriers to free trade. Based in Accra, Ghana, the 2008 alum serves as a liaison between the public and private sector to improve the trade and business climate for 15 countries that agreed in 1990 to duty-free trade.

Federal health-care reform, poverty in Wisconsin, and voting procedures are topics explored in the spring 2011 La Follette Policy Report just released by the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Monday, 04 October 2010 06:41

Professor to present

Professor Geoffrey Wallace will present at a La Follette School seminar on Tuesday, October 5, at noon in the conference room. His talk is titled "Trigger Events and Financial Outcomes Among Older Households."

A few years out of college, Bickey Rimal found his professional interests shifting from chemistry to public policy, and he decided to pursue formal training at the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

With advice from professor Susan Yackee, a U.S. senator has introduced legislation on regulatory policymaking to help prevent powerful special interests from "capturing" and controlling federal agencies that regulate their activities.
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