Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

In addition to courses with applied-learning components, La Follette School students comple research projects through dual- and double-degree programs, independent study course, and other opportunities. The projects allow students to live out the Wisconsin Idea – the principle that research at the University of Wisconsin–Madison can and should improve the lives of people in Wisconsin and elsewhere.

Allocating Affordable Housing for Opportunity: A Case Study of Tax Credit Housing Projects in Metropolitan Milwaukee

Installation Price, Degradation, and Value in Residential Photovoltaic Systems

The Case for Reducing Poverty Among Seniors, AARP

Although studying policy analysis is important, there is no substitute for real-world experience for developing policy analysis skills.


About the La Follette School

The La Follette School provides students with a rigorous two-year graduate program leading to a master’s degree in public affairs (MPA) or master’s degree in international public affairs (MIPA). Students study policy analysis and public management, and they may pursue a concentration in a policy area of interest to them.