Law, Business and Politics
Nov. 4, 2016—Overhaul of how political federal employees are appointed is urgently needed, says Vanderbilt Professor David Lewis
Oct. 25, 2016—New Professor of Economics Mattias K. Polborn is interested in how political institutions affect the “political equilibrium”—in particular, the competition between candidates in elections.
Oct. 17, 2016—While the biggest legal questions are debated before the U.S. Supreme Court, new Assistant Professor of Law Sara Mayeux is more interested in what happens in less prestigious settings.
Oct. 6, 2016—By understanding the systematic ways in which practices differ from one organization to another, new Assistant Professor of Strategic Management Megan Lawrence hopes her research will help companies learn to adapt and renew themselves as they look for long-term success in changing markets.
Oct. 6, 2016—Barring a "cataclysmic event," Tennessee voters will pick Donald Trump to be the next president on Election Day, according to the new Vanderbilt Poll.
Oct. 5, 2016—There’s one thing we already know about the chief executive who will follow President Obama into the White House, according to Sharece Thrower, Vanderbilt’s newest presidential scholar. “With every president, there’s been an accumulation of a little bit more power,” she said.
Jul. 27, 2016—Despite calls to curtail high-frequency trades, researchers find indications that the practice helps lower costs for traders.
Jul. 14, 2016—The major stock exchanges need new methods of regulation because of "dark pools," trading platforms that allow trades to remain private for a short while, says Vanderbilt finance expert Yesha Yadav.
Jun. 22, 2016—Forty-one states earn a "D" or "F" when it comes to how well their courts reflect the race, ethnicity and gender of the people they serve.
Jun. 21, 2016—Millennials have emerged as the largest age cohort in today’s U.S. workforce, bringing digital savvy and an "always-on" mentality to most jobs. Yet, millennials and the upcoming Generation Z are also challenging traditional employers with their professional restlessness and increased need for feedback and mentoring.