Society saves millions by investing in early intervention programs targeting high-risk youths, Vanderbilt researcher finds
May. 29, 2008—The value to society of saving a high-risk youth from a life of crime is between $2.6 million and $5.3 million each at age 18, according to a study by Mark Cohen of Vanderbilt\'s Owen Graduate School of Management.
New Seymour Melman work debuts in Vanderbilt journal, AmeriQuests publishes War, Inc., a critique of America’s permanent war economy
Apr. 30, 2008—A posthumous book by social critic Seymour Melman has been published by the Vanderbilt University online journal AmeriQuests.
Apr. 15, 2008—An op-ed by Vanderbilt legal scholar and sociologist Beverly Moran arguing that the American tax system contains racial biases.
Mar. 20, 2008—An op-ed by Vanderbilt law and political science scholar Carol Swan critiquing a recent op-ed criticizing a local immigration raid.
Feb. 18, 2008—The World Trade Organization is not the villain many of its critics claim it to be, but it does suffer from ineffective compliance tools and a lack of transparency, Vanderbilt University researcher Trish Kelly finds in her new book, The Impact of the WTO: The Environment, Public Health and Sovereignty.
Feb. 15, 2008—The Food Security Partners of Middle Tennessee is hosting the state\'s first ever Food Security Summit Saturday, Feb. 16, at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Nashville from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nashville Mayor Karl Dean will address the group at 10 a.m.
Vanderbilt research confirms: January returns are consistent predictor of expected economic performance
Feb. 8, 2008—The predictive power of U.S. financial market returns in January for market performance the rest of the year has long been lore on Wall Street. Given the tumultuous start to 2008, investors may want to consider recent research by a professor from the Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management that finally puts some real evidence behind the legendary "January Barometer." The forecast: a tough year ahead.
Feb. 4, 2008—Tennessee\'s first-ever Food Security Summit will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Feb. 16, at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Nashville. Mayor Karl Dean will address the expected crowd of over 250 farmers, chefs, retailers, health and service providers, gardeners and interested citizens at 10 a.m.
All you need to know about coffee to be covered at Vanderbilt conference; Free tasting at event’s conclusion
Oct. 22, 2007—Coffee, an enticing beverage that is one of Latin America‘s most prized exports, will be the focus of a conference and tasting at Vanderbilt University on Friday, Oct. 26. The event will be from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Bishop Joseph Johnson Black Cultural Center and is free and open to the public.
Oct. 5, 2007—Last week the Federal Reserve surprised the markets with a 50-basis point cut in the Federal Funds rate target, which is somewhat larger than the market anticipated. The Fed cited, "the tightening of credit conditions" and the potential for these conditions "to intensify the housing correction and to restrain economic growth more generally"as justifications for their move.