Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Policy Report Spring-Summer 2006

  • Director's Perspective: Schools of Public Affairs to Gain in Importance
    Donald Nichols predicts that schools of public affairs and universities will become more important to taxpayers. Page 1
  • Human Resource Management in the Wisconsin Court System
    Dennis Dresang reports on his project, conducted with La Follette School students, to help the Wisconsin State Supreme Court revamp its personnel system. Page 1
  • Demand- and Supply-Side Determinants of Conditional Cash Transfer Program Effectiveness
    Carolyn Heinrich evaluates a scholarship program for Argentine youth and shows that it helps to offset families' costs of education and encourages youth to work harder toward completing their education. Page 3
  • The Political Roots of Disability Claims: How State Environments and Policies Shape Citizen Demands
    Joe Soss and Lael R. Keiser find that who receives receives federal disability payments varies by state and is affected by the education level, civic involvement and ethnic makeup of each state's population. Page 9


Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: Vol. 16, No. 1