May. 26, 2016—Two Vanderbilt students and two recent graduates will spend the summer abroad in intensive language programs as U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship recipients.
May. 9, 2016—A Vanderbilt law professor says Wall Street should be required to make a simple change to protect itself from runs on the market like that in 2008: eliminate the use of short-term debt to fund investments.
Apr. 8, 2016—Northwestern University economist and industrial organization expert Robert Porter will deliver a talk titled “Empirical Analysis and Auction Design” as part of the Vanderbilt University Department of Economics Steine Lecture Series.
Apr. 6, 2016—A studio arts class taught by Mel Ziegler has created a series of installations called "Dis-connect" at the Central and Divinity libraries that explores how rapid advances in technology have impacted our perceptions of libraries in general.
Mar. 23, 2016—Dean of the College of Arts and Science Lauren Benton has announced the appointment of two senior faculty members as divisional deans in the college. The new positions will facilitate academic planning in departments and programs within the three Arts and Science divisions: humanities, social sciences and sciences.
Mar. 16, 2016—Alvin E. Roth, who shared the 2012 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics, will discuss “Who Gets What and Why: The Economics of Matching and Market Design" March 22. Roth is responsible for re-designing the National Resident Matching Program, through which approximately 20,000 doctors a year find their first employment as residents at American hospitals.
Mar. 7, 2016—Vanderbilt’s Department of Economics has been ranked first in the South by researchers who study economics education at Columbus State University and the University of New Haven. The ranking measures research competitiveness.
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.
Oct. 8, 2015—Carolyn Heinrich has broad experience working with teams on a variety of issues, from education, labor force development and social welfare policy to program evaluation and public and performance management.