Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
The effects of regional trade agreements with labor clauses will be the subject of a seminar that economist Isao Kamata will give Tuesday, November 5, at noon in the La Follette School conference room.
Professor Isao Kamata has won a $37,000 grant from the University of Wisconsin–Madison Graduate School to analyze the effects of globalization on Japanese firms and the goods they produce.
La Follette School professor Isao Kamata one of six University of Wisconsin–Madison faculty members to receive grants from the campus Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy.
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Manufacturing emissions to be discussed

The effects of carbon dioxide emission intensity of manufacturing firms in India on importing will be discussed in a La Follette School seminar Tuesday, February 3, from noon to 1:20 p.m. in Room 1199 of Nancy Nicholas Hall, 1300 Linden Drive, home of the university's School of Human Ecology.

A desire to understand the practical application of economic theory led Jon Montgomery to enroll at the La Follette Institute of Public Affairs

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.

Avoidable crises such as the potential default by the United States on its debt last week could cost the U.S. dollar its privileged position as the world's main reserve currency, La Follette School economist Menzie Chinn argues in an op-ed published by the International New York Times on October 20.

Twenty-nine La Follette School students are going to Chicago on Thursday, November 6, for a career development visit that culminates with an alumni reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce in the Wrigley Building, Suite 900, 410 N. Michigan Avenue.

Two dozen La Follette School students descended on Chicago November 6 for a whirlwind career exploration visit, the second such event sponsored by the school in the past year.

At the International Trade Administration, Julius Svoboda works to give U.S. oil and gas companies better access to foreign markets.

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