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Robert Haveman

Expert in the economics of social and poverty policy and the application of benefit-cost analysis

Professor emeritus, economics and La Follette School of Public Affairs La Follette School of Public Affairs Work: 608-239-3530 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Evaluation of effectiveness of public policy
  • Assessment of social policy proposals
  • Measurement of poverty


  • Authored or edited more than 20 books
  • Served on several boards and in many advisory capacities
  • UW-Madison Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award, 1976