Sep. 1, 2015—The Osher Lifelong Learning classes at Vanderbilt this fall draw from professors' research in areas that include earth science, Hebrew Bible, music history, urban planning and more.
Mar. 13, 2015—Bagwell will discuss “The WTO: Purposes, Design, and Challenges” for this annual series hosted by the Economics Department.
Mar. 3, 2015—Yale University professor Robert J. Shiller, winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Economics, will discuss the new third edition of his book "Irrational Exuberance" on March 12 at Vanderbilt.
Nov. 13, 2014—People who earn their undergraduate degree from a less prestigious university and a graduate degree from an elite university earn much less than those who attend both an elite undergraduate and graduate school. And it is unlikely their salary will ever catch up.
Nov. 12, 2014—Vanderbilt experts from a variety of fields are available to help explain issues surrounding Nashville's transformation into the latest “it” city.
Oct. 21, 2014—Overweight women are more likely to work in lower-paying and more physically demanding jobs; less likely to get higher-wage, public-facing positions; and make less money compared to men and average-size women.
Oct. 3, 2014—Econometrics, the means by which economic ideas are tested and measured, brings theoretical, methodological and applied economics into one discipline. “You get a little bit of everything,” Atsushi Inoue said.
Aug. 7, 2014—The one-year ban of food imports to Russia from the European Union, the United States, Australia, Canada and Norway violates the Russia's obligations to the World Trade Organization and is designed in part to leverage the American agricultural industry's lobbying power in Congress, Vanderbilt experts say.