Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Policy Report Fall 2011

  • Entitlement Reform and Debt Reduction Will Be Major Areas of Policy Debate
    Director Thomas DeLeire considers entitlements in context of the U.S. deficit. Page 1
  • Solving America's Debt Crisis
    Andrew Reschovsky describes the U.S. debt crisis and the consequences of doing nothing to solve it. Page 1
  • Health Shocks in Retirement: Incidence and Implications
    Geoffrey Wallace, Robert Haveman, Karen Holden, and Barbara Wolfe assess the risk of several types of health shocks older adults experience and discuss the social policy ramifications. Page 6
  • The Great East Japan Earthquake: A View on Its Implication for Japan's Economy
    Isao Kamata describes the effects of the tsunami and earthquake on Japan's economy. Page 12

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: Vol. 21, No. 1