Law, Business and Politics
Dec. 6, 2017—A student from the nation’s first joint law and neuroscience J.D. and Ph.D. program, housed at Vanderbilt University, has earned a $50,000 graduate research fellowship from the National Institute of Justice.
Dec. 1, 2017—Corporations in different industries tend to donate to the same political candidates when their board members serve on the boards of international companies, too.
Nov. 15, 2017—Writing in the Office of Cross-College Initiatives' BreakThru blog, political science Ph.D. student SangEun Cecilia Kim finds that poverty is the most common factor driving the tax aversion of Malawi citizens.
Nov. 7, 2017—Teams having more experience with a prior practice learn new tasks quickly, though their performance lags behind less-seasoned counterparts immediately after a new practice is implemented.
Oct. 12, 2017—Creating a model pipeline that will assist adults on the autism spectrum find innovative jobs is the purpose of Vanderbilt University’s new Center for Autism & Innovation.
Oct. 9, 2017—Kejia Hu, new assistant professor of operations management, believes big data can be used as a tool for good, bringing about positive change in the marketplace. And her research can prove it.
Oct. 9, 2017—As one of the architects of California’s successful statewide carbon cap-and-trade program, Matthew Zaragoza-Watkins, a new assistant professor of economics at Vanderbilt, worked to find a way for companies in California to reduce their carbon emissions while still remaining competitive with firms in states with fewer environmental regulations.
Oct. 3, 2017—LAPOP research shows that crime prevalence impacts economic progress in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras
Sep. 27, 2017—When employees are guided by the pursuit of gains and advancement, they can view pay disparities as fair, according to new research by Tae-Youn Park of Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management.
Sep. 26, 2017—The most effective legislators in the U.S. House of Representative and Senate were identified by the new Center for Effective Lawmaking in Washington, D.C.