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The Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison was awarded a five-year national Poverty Research Center grant by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
University of Wisconsin–Madison economist Andrew Reschovsky will be honored in November with the 2011 Steve Gold Award, which recognizes a person who has made a significant contribution to public financial management in the field of intergovernmental relations and state and local finance.
In the summer of 2007, University of Wisconsin–Madison economist Menzie Chinn was among those who started to think something was amiss with the U.S. economy.
Thomas DeLeire is the new director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs.
The La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will host a half-day conference to set the stage for Gov. Scott Walker's attempts to establish clear, plentiful and sophisticated information for judging the quality of almost every school in Wisconsin.
International finance expert and University of Wisconsin–Madison professor of public affairs and economics Menzie Chinn has been appointed to a two-year term on the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Economic Advisors.
Under proposed budget, most school districts would get less state aid, have to reduce property taxesMay 23, 2011
Despite a majority of Wisconsin school districts losing substantial amounts of state aid, most districts will be forced to reduce school property taxes under Gov. Scott Walker's proposed budget, unless voters agree to raise revenue limits, a new University of Wisconsin–Madison study finds.
A conference at the University of Wisconsin–Madison will explore the challenges posed by high levels of unemployment across industrialized nations over an extended period of time.
Large cities in the United States are likely to reduce their per-capita spending by 7 percent from 2009 to 2013 due to the impact of the recession and the housing crisis, a forecast by a University of Wisconsin–Madison La Follette School of Public Affairs economist and his co-authors suggests.
Researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Arkansas have found that a school voucher program in Milwaukee increases the likelihood of a student graduating from high school and enrolling in college.
Reports on the fourth-year evaluation of school choice in Milwaukee will be released at the University of Wisconsin–Madison Wednesday, March 30.
Three researchers with the Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin–Madison received honors from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to explore the role housing plays in the long-term health and well-being of children, families and communities.
Melding of mind and policy matters is all in a day's work for the graduate students in the Neuroscience and Public Policy program at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Donald Moynihan, associate director of the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s La Follette School of Public Affairs, has been elected to the Policy Council of the Association…
American colleges and universities are becoming less productive in getting students through to graduation, but their productivity can be improved, according to a new study by two University of Wisconsin–Madison education experts.
With two small children at home, Susan Webb Yackee goes through a lot of peanut butter.
During the last 50 years, participants in the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study have helped researchers explore the experience of careers, family life, family and education in America.
The "A" grades that high-schoolers earn aren't just good for making the honor roll - they also make them healthier as adults, too.
Alumni and a student from the University of Wisconsin–Madison's La Follette School of Public Affairs are advancing discussion of transportation options that use less energy, and emit fewer pollutants and greenhouse gases by helping to organize the Energy Hub conference Friday, Nov. 5.