Noted economist Raj Chetty draws on new data to highlight economic challenges exacerbated by COVID-19
Oct. 29, 2020—Economist shares COVID-19 economic data and prescription for successful recovery in compelling lecture hosted by the Data Science Institute, Department of Economics, the Public Policy Studies program and nonpartisan public policy research center The Sycamore Institute.
Oct. 7, 2020—Vanderbilt’s Data Science Institute, Department of Economics and Public Policy Studies Program, in partnership with the nonpartisan Sycamore Institute, are co-hosting a virtual discussion with celebrated economist and Harvard professor Raj Chetty on the economic impact of COVID-19. Chancellor Daniel Diermeier will deliver opening remarks.
Sep. 19, 2019—George Takei, an actor and social justice advocate who had a founding role in the original "Star Trek" television series, will speak at Vanderbilt Oct. 2 as part of the Chancellor’s Lecture Series. Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente will host the free event at 6:30 p.m. in Langford Auditorium.
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.
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.
Oct. 20, 2017—Pinelopi Goldberg of Yale University will present the 2017 Steine Lecture in Economics, “Trade Policy in an Era of Growing Inequality," Nov. 16 at 4 p.m.
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.
Mar. 14, 2017—"U.S. News & World Report" rankings are out for graduate schools and programs. See how Vanderbilt did this year.
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."
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.
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.
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.