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Morgan Ricks

Why Federal Reserve should offer bank accounts to everyone

Jun. 20, 2018—Vanderbilt Professor of Law and former Treasury adviser Morgan Ricks argues that the general public, businesses and institutions should have the option to open an account at the Federal Reserve.

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Bartels wins $10,000 research award at Faculty Assembly

Aug. 25, 2017—Vanderbilt’s most prestigious faculty award for accomplishments in research, scholarship or creative expression was given to Larry Bartels during the 2017 Fall Faculty Assembly on Aug. 24.

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Panic-proofing, not preventing bubbles, should be focus of U.S. financial policy

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.

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New faculty: Morgan Ricks gave up Wall Street to tackle economic crisis

Dec. 11, 2012—When the financial crisis hit in September 2008, Morgan Ricks knew what he had to do. “I was on a trading desk at a hedge fund when the crisis started,” Ricks said. “The day after Obama was elected, I quit my job and devoted myself to finding a position in the policy world, preferably in...

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New University Faculty 2012-13

Nov. 9, 2012—A complete list of new university faculty for the 2012-13 academic year Blair School of Music Tucker Biddlecombe, associate professor and director of choral activities B.M., State University of New York–Potsdam, 1998 M.M., Florida State University, 2003 D.Phil., Florida State University, 2012 Biddlecombe is a published composer and arranger as well as a burgeoning researcher,...

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