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Peter Rousseau

Eight new endowed chair holders honored

Sep. 20, 2019—Vanderbilt’s eight newest endowed chair holders were recognized by Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente, deans, colleagues, family members and donors Sept. 16 at the Student Life Center.

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Ben Bernanke, former Federal Reserve chair, presents Steine Lecture March 14

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.

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New faculty: Matthew Zaragoza-Watkins, assistant professor of economics

Oct. 9, 2017—As one of the architects of California’s successful statewide carbon cap-and-trade program, Matthew Zaragoza-Watkins, a new assistant professor of economics at Vanderbilt, worked to find a way for companies in California to reduce their carbon emissions while still remaining competitive with firms in states with fewer environmental regulations.

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Peter Rousseau wins inaugural ‘Journal of Political Economy’ prize

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."

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New York Times: Some wines are worth not drinking

May. 19, 2014—A study co-authored by Peter Rousseau, professor of economics, found that wines from Bordeaux's premier chateaus posted annual returns from 1900 to 2012 that beat government bonds.

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College of Arts and Science 2013 Undergraduate Teaching Awards announced

Oct. 24, 2013—The College of Arts and Science recognized six faculty members with excellence in teaching and advising awards at its September faculty meeting.

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