Economic Crisis

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUMC positioned to meet challenges ahead: Balser

    “The downsizing effort is over.” With those words, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, announced Wednesday that workforce reduction efforts announced in September at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are completed. Read More

    Dec 18, 2013

  • Morgan Ricks (Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt)

    New faculty: Morgan Ricks gave up Wall Street to tackle economic crisis

    Morgan Ricks (Daniel Dubois/Vanderbilt) When the financial crisis hit in September 2008, Morgan Ricks knew what he had to do. “I was on a trading desk at a hedge fund when the crisis started,” Ricks said. “The day after Obama was elected, I quit my job and… Read More

    Dec 11, 2012