Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Greg Nemet is predicting the future. By interviewing energy experts, the La Follette School professor is learning about their expectations of what solar, and carbon capture and storage will look like in 2040 and beyond.

Professor Tim Smeeding has joined other economists in praising the Census Bureau's release of poverty numbers based on an alternative measure.
Wednesday, 10 October 2012 11:49

News from faculty and staff

Updates from staff and faculty of the La Follette School.
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.

Wednesday, 26 October 2011 10:24

Nichols to be honored for selection by academy

Economist Donald Nichols will be recognized at a reception Sunday, November 6, for being named a 2011 fellow of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters. The ceremony begins at 1 p.m. and is at the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center in Madison.
Nominations are being accepted for the Lloyd D. Gladfelter Award for Government Innovation.
The independence of Wisconsin's Government Accountability Board is under threat, professor Donald Moynihan argues in an op-ed published in the Capital Times.
Designing and regulating a system through which nonprofit organizations can purchase kidneys for transplantation would increase the number of transplants and ultimately reduce federal expenditures, new research from La Follette School cost-benefit analysis expert David Weimer shows.
Thursday, 05 April 2012 09:21

Policy symposium to explore Wisconsin Idea

La Follette School of Public Affairs faculty will link public policy to the Wisconsin Idea in an afternoon symposium on Thursday, April 26, in Memorial Union's Tripp Commons. The symposium, "The Wisconsin Idea at 100: Making the Link to Policy," starts at 11:45 a.m.
Friday, 27 January 2012 08:44

Professors share expertise

La Follette School professors are sharing their perspectives on economics and politics.
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