Law, Business and Politics
Feb. 8, 2017—Too many safe seats, partisan voters and "wave" elections all influence how polarized a legislature is.
Feb. 2, 2017—The researchers examine whether the financial struggles of some major insurers under the Affordable Care Act reflect a policy failure or a mismatch of these firms’ capabilities and strategies to a newly created market.
Feb. 1, 2017—Proposed Medicaid reforms are similar to the capped federal financing system in place during the '50s and early '60s, when states generally reimbursed a much smaller proportion of health care for the needy.
Feb. 1, 2017—Letting doctors apologize to patients without letting the apology be used in court does not lessen malpractice claims, say three researchers from Vanderbilt University.
Jan. 31, 2017—New research suggests that holding high-ranking positions may blind people to the unethical practices they are responsible for stopping.
Jan. 4, 2017—An international monetary expert and one of the most esteemed economic minds of the last century, J. Dewey Daane died Jan. 3 in Nashville at the age of 98.
Dec. 19, 2016—A trans-institutional team of Vanderbilt social scientists and medical professionals will look at how laws affecting LGBT individuals and families affect their health and the economy.
Dec. 8, 2016—Residents of Tennessee are optimistic as they wait for the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, according to the latest Vanderbilt Poll.
Dec. 1, 2016—The idea that healthy foods are universally more expensive drives consumer choices to a degree that it shouldn’t, according to a new Vanderbilt study.
Nov. 30, 2016—The method of reproduction should figure into copyright law questions, says Vanderbilt law professor Joseph Fishman.
Nov. 21, 2016—The rise of white nationalism was predicted in a book written by Vanderbilt professor Carol Swain in 2002
Nov. 16, 2016—Progress is still possible if both parties are willing to reach across the aisle, writes Suzanna Sherry in "The Tennessean."