Law, Business and Politics
Jun. 12, 2013—Congress is taking up the debate over comprehensive immigration reform yet again. Vanderbilt has a diverse array of experts researching various aspects of the immigration debate.
Jun. 3, 2013—Vanderbilt health policy expert John Graves co-authored a report that shows as many as a quarter of people eligible for subsidized health insurance under the Affordable Care Act may be shut out because they don’t have a bank account.
May. 21, 2013—The latest Vanderbilt Poll shows that Tennesseans strongly support charter schools while their feelings about school vouchers are more divided.
May. 16, 2013—Daniel Gervais of Vanderbilt Law School told Congress that the copyright system of the United States requires “a comprehensive review and modernization" during testimony May 16.
Apr. 22, 2013—Former Owen Graduate School of Management professor M. Eric Johnson will return as dean beginning July 1, leaving the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.
Apr. 16, 2013—Vanderbilt researcher David Lewis says that anything that can be done to corral the use of patronage for political appointments would help the federal government to operate more efficiently.
Apr. 8, 2013—...first-of-its-kind research by Vanderbilt professor of law and economics Joni Hersch shows that female graduates of elite undergraduate universities are working much fewer hours than their counterparts from less selective institutions.
Apr. 1, 2013—Less than 10 percent of vehicles involved in car title loans end up being repossessed, according to a new study by a professor from Vanderbilt Law School.
Mar. 29, 2013—Losing experienced employees from federal service jobs can have serious consequences, and there's a good way to lessen the chances of that happening, a new study shows.
Mar. 25, 2013—A study on the political habits of the wealthiest Americans found that they are active in politics, urgently concerned with cutting the national deficit and look favorably on cutting social programs.
Mar. 13, 2013—This week marks the 25th anniversary of the gas attacks on the Kurdish village of Halabja, Iraq, at the hand of Saddam Hussein that killed at least 5,000 civilians. Vanderbilt University international criminal and humanitarian law expert Michael Newton says lessons learned from the Halabja attack could help the persecuted Kurds being attacked in Syria today.
Mar. 12, 2013—The collapse of the party system and high levels of crime and corruption in Venezuela have not dimmed public support for democracy in that country, according to a survey by the Latin American Public Opinion Project at Vanderbilt.