Steine Lecture Series
Mar. 6, 2020—David Card, the Class of 1950 Professor of Economics at the University of California–Berkeley and director of the Labor Studies Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, will give a talk titled "Are We Under-investing in Education?" on Tuesday, March 24, at 4:10 p.m. in Wilson Hall.
Oct. 22, 2019—Esther Duflo, recipient of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics and the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at MIT, will discuss "Good Economics for Hard Times" on Thursday, Nov. 14, as part of the Department of Economics' Steine Lecture Series.
Mar. 25, 2019—Janet Yellen, former chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and a Distinguished Fellow in Residence at the Brookings Institution, will speak at Vanderbilt on Thursday, April 4, as part of the Department of Economics' Steine Lecture Series. Tickets for the event are free but required to attend.
Nov. 30, 2018—Susan Athey, The Economics of Technology Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business, will discuss “The Impact of Digital Intermediaries on Product Quality and Industry Structure: Evidence from News and Ridesharing” on Wednesday, Dec. 5.
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.
Jan. 18, 2018—Oliver Hart, the Andrew E. Furer Professor of Economics at Harvard University and the 2016 Nobel laureate in economics, will give the Steine Lecture in Economics on Jan. 29.
Oct. 20, 2017—Pinelopi Goldberg of Yale University will present the 2017 Steine Lecture in Economics, “Trade Policy in an Era of Growing Inequality," Nov. 16 at 4 p.m.
Oct. 31, 2016—Narayana Kocherlakota of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis will discuss "Room for Improvement in the U.S. Economy" from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14.
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.
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. 13, 2015—Bagwell will discuss “The WTO: Purposes, Design, and Challenges” for this annual series hosted by the Economics Department.