Sep. 30, 2020—Thomas Aldrich Finegan, a Vanderbilt University professor of economics, emeritus, and a meticulous empirical scholar of labor economics, has died. He was 91.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.