Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 10:43

Faculty, alumni share research at conference

La Follette School faculty and alumni are off to the fall research conference of the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management November 8-12 in Baltimore to present research on child support, health insurance, school vouchers and more.
La Follette School faculty and alumni are presenting research at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management's fall research conference this week.
College students with different levels of academic preparation respond differently to the offer of financial aid, according to a new study published in the spring La Follette Policy Report.

La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher will discuss his pioneering research that explores the integration of sociology and genetics – sometimes called socio-genomics – in Green Bay on October 24 and in Madison on November 5.

Understanding the long-term impacts of public policy in Wisconsin and across the United States are at the top of Jason Fletcher's research agenda.

Former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson was right at home Sunday, May 15, when he addressed the Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs’ Class of 2016 at the state Capitol. A two-time graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Thompson began his political career in the Wisconsin Assembly Chamber – the same room where 35 of the La Follette School’s 38 graduates received their diplomas.

Innovations in Milwaukee's sewerage district, a project to divert thousands of tons of street sweeping from landfills, and a novel adaptation of trucks to save labor and equipment in leaf collection have won Lloyd D. Gladfelter Awards for government innovation. The three winners will be honored in a ceremony at 2 p.m. today, May 7, in the Senate Parlor in the State Capitol.
La Follette School economist Robert Haveman delivered the keynote address on October 21 at the Theory, Science, and Statistics in the Use of Benefit-Cost Analysis conference in Washington, D.C.
Professors Robert Haveman and Timothy Smeeding have won a national award for a paper they co-authored.
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 00:00

Herd explores influences on aging

Professor Pamela Herd is always thinking about long-term implications, even when she works on a research project on pregnancy.

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