Two weeks after the presidential election, La Follette School Professor Jon Pevehouse will examine current events and international relations Thursday, November 19 during 2020 U.S. Election’s Influence on Foreign Policy.
Haberman connects public policy, politics, journalism
More than 500 people from 28 states and two countries joined the La Follette School for Politics and Policy with Maggie Haberman of The New York Times on October 29 – just five days before the 2020 presidential election.
Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis honors Haveman
La Follette School Professor Emeritus Bob Haveman received the 2020 Honor a Colleague award from the Society for Benefit-Cost Analysis. The award recognizes Haveman’s career contributions to the theory and practice of benefit-cost analysis by his colleagues, former students, and the Society.
Study finds critical role for subnational action in fight against climate change
Research by La Follette School Assistant Professor Morgan Edwards and colleagues demonstrates how combining existing subnational climate action with expanded national strategies in the United States will be critical to reach scientifically informed climate goals.
Social Security Administration continues Center’s funding
The Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, as part of the Retirement and Disability Research Consortium (RDRC), has been awarded a third year of funding from the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA).
WisPolitics discussion on health policy features Durrance
La Follette School Associate Professor Christine Durrance will participate on a WisPolitics panel discussion about possible post-election changes to healthcare at noon Thursday, Nov. 12.
Mitchell, Michaud join School staff
Mary Michaud and Brittney Mitchell have joined the La Follette School staff. Michaud is a faculty associate, and Mitchell is an outreach specialist.
Dresang, former governors to discuss Lucey’s legacy Nov. 12
La Follette School Professor Emeritus Dennis Dresang will discuss his latest book, Patrick J. Lucey: A Lasting Legacy, on Thursday, Nov. 12 from 7 to 8 p.m. Former Wisconsin Govs. Jim Doyle and Scott McCallum will join Dresang in a panel discussion.
Kohl-funded Election 2020 events draw hundreds, continue in coming weeks
Hundreds of people from across the country participated in the first three events of the La Follette School series Election 2020: A Spotlight on Policy. More than 250 people also are registered for the next event in the series, Politics and Policy with Maggie Haberman of The New York Times on Thursday, Oct. 29.
Upward health mobility can elude some minorities and vulnerable Americans
Children in families characterized as minorities, those without health insurance, or those with low socioeconomic status experience less upward health mobility and greater downward health mobility relative to their more advantaged peers, according to research by La Follette School Professor Jason Fletcher and Katie Jajtner, a postdoctoral associate at UW–Madison’s Center for Demography of Health and Aging.