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Seminars and LecturesDornbush/Roby/Grey Seminar Series:
Including departmental, empirical, statistical, economic history and international econ seminars.
The most recent lecture was held Tuesday, April 23, 2013. The guest speaker was John O. Ledyard of California Institute of Technology.
|Bill Collins was elected Trustee of the Economic History Association for a four-year term.|
|The Department of Economics is pleased to welcome four new faculty members at the start of the 2014-2015 academic year.|
|The Department of Economics is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Kamal Saggi as Chair and Professor Rick Bond as Vice Chair of the Department of Economics for a three-year term beginning July 1, 2014. Professor Jennifer Reinganum will serve as Director of Graduate Studies.|
|Peter Savelyev's paper on the lifelong benefits of presechool was recently featured in The Academic Minute.|
|Kamal Saggi has been appointed the Frances and John Downing Family Professor of Economics.|
|John Weymark has received a courtesy appointment as Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbilt.|
|John Weymark has been appointed as an Editor of Economics and Philosophy for a three-year term.|
|Mario Crucini's research on international wages and prices is featured is the National Bureau of Economic Research Reporter."|
Christina Rennhoff received the Gilliam Award for excellence in teaching by a lecturer or senior lecturer.
Peter Rousseau received the Ernest A. Jones faculty advisor award for excellent undergraduate advising.
|Malcolm Getz was recently honored by the College of Arts & Science for his 40 years of service to Vanderbilt.|
Professors Emeritus Atack and Maneschi were honored for their careers of scholarship and service at Commencement and at a reception and dinner hosted by the Department.
|GPED Director Dr. Kamal Saggi is an invited keynote speaker at the Tenth Annual International Conference on the Problems of Economic Development in the Modern World "Sustainable Development of Russian Regions: Russia and WTO".|
|John Weymark has been appointed to the International Advisory Board of the Department of Economics, European University at St. Petersburg, Russia.|
|Jeremy Atack has been elected a Fellow of the Cliometric Society in recognition of his many contributions to the field of Economic History. There are currently fewer than 20 Fellows worldwide, including two Nobel laureates.|
Internationally acclaimed economics scholars attend first APET workshop in Brisbane, Australia. Leading international economics scholars are in Brisbane for the first workshop to be held in Australia by the Association for Public Economic Theory (APET). Chair of the program committee, Professor Flavio Menezes said hosting the workshop in Australia reflected the research strengths and international reputation of the University of Queensland's School of Economics. Public and Private Partnerships (PPPs) is the theme of the 2012 APET Workshop, co-hosted by APET and the University of Queensland (UQ) School of Economics at Tangalooma Island Resort, from June 25-26. Click here to read more.
|Andrew Daughety has been appointed to the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in Economics.|