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Ben Bernanke, former Federal Reserve chair, presents Steine Lecture March 14

Jan. 18, 2018—Ben Bernanke, former chair of the Federal Reserve, will participate in "A Conversation with Ben Bernanke" March 14 as part of the Steine Lecture Series.

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Oliver Hart, Nobel laureate in economics, to deliver Steine Lecture Jan. 29

Jan. 18, 2018—Oliver Hart, the Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University and the 2016 Nobel laureate in economics, will give the Steine Lecture in Economics on Jan. 29.

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Yale’s Pinelopi Goldberg presents the 2017 Steine Lecture in Economics Nov. 16

Oct. 20, 2017—Pinelopi Goldberg of Yale University will present the 2017 Steine Lecture in Economics, ‚ÄúTrade Policy in an Era of Growing Inequality," Nov. 16 at 4 p.m.

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Olivier Blanchard to deliver Stein Lecture in Economics March 30

Mar. 17, 2017—Olivier Blanchard of the Peterson Institute for International Economics will deliver the David Stein Lecture in Economics, "Questioning the Natural Unemployment Rate Hypothesis," on Thursday, March 30.

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Four Vanderbilt graduate, professional schools score in top 20 in ‘U.S. News’ rankings

Mar. 14, 2017—"U.S. News & World Report" rankings are out for graduate schools and programs. See how Vanderbilt did this year.

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Peter Rousseau wins inaugural ‘Journal of Political Economy’ prize

Jan. 12, 2017—Peter L. Rousseau, Vanderbilt University professor of economics and professor of history, has been named co-recipient of the inaugural Robert E. Lucas Jr. Prize by the "Journal of Political Economy."

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‘Room for Improvement in the U.S. Economy’ topic of Steine Lecture Nov. 14

Oct. 31, 2016—Narayana Kocherlakota of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis will discuss "Room for Improvement in the U.S. Economy" from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14.

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Robert Porter presents April 19 Steine Lecture in Economics

Feb. 17, 2016—Robert Porter, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Economics at Northwestern University, will present the second Vanderbilt Steine Lecture in Economics of 2016.

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John Haltiwanger presents March 15 McGee Public Policy Lecture

Feb. 17, 2016—John Haltiwanger, professor of economics at the University of Maryland, presents the 2016 McGee Public Policy Lecture, "Labor Market Fluidity and Economic Performance," on Tuesday, March 15.

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