Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

La Follette School professor Jason Fletcher co-authored the introduction to two articles on policy analysis and genetics in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.

The measurement, trends and policies related to the U.S. government’s 50-year War on Poverty are discussed in a new journal article.

Wednesday, 03 June 2015 12:13

NIH chooses Herd for grant review panel

La Follette School professor Pamela Herd has been named to serve on the National Institutes of Health’s Social Sciences and Population Studies Study Section.

Cities continuing to struggle with finances have been increasingly relying on user charges and fees, according to an analysis of freshly updated data from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's database on local government finance, Fiscally Standardized Cities, developed in part by La Follette School professor Andrew Reschovsky.

The suspicion that the federal Affordable Care Act reduces options for patients to choose their health-care providers proves to be true, according to a new study co-authored by La Follette School professor David Weimer. However, the quality of hospitals in insurance exchange networks was as good or better than those in commercial insurance networks.

Researchers studying the economic and policy forces that affect Wisconsin poverty have released their latest results, which show that although the state economy is creating jobs, the poverty rate rose from 10.2 to 10.9 percent in 2013 using the researchers' expanded measure.

Wisconsin is likely to see the most growth in available jobs in management and professional services to business, health care and social services, and leisure and recreation services into 2020, according to a report prepared for Competitive Wisconsin's BE BOLD 3 initiative by two La Follette School professors.

Thursday, 16 April 2015 14:18

Ebola vaccine breakthrough to be discussed

University researcher Dr. Yoshihiro Kawaoka will present his groundbreaking research on Ebola next week as part of an April 21 legislative briefing by the Evidence Based Health Policy Project.

Thursday, 26 March 2015 10:35

Herd wins two campus awards

La Follette School sociologist Pamela Herd has won two prestigious Vilas awards from the university.

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.

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