Carruthers Wins Southern Economic Association’s Georgescu-Roegen Prize for Best Academic Paper
Celeste K. Carruthers (The University of Tennessee, Knoxville) and Kara D. Smith (Belmont University) were recently honored with the prestigious Georgescu-Roegen Prize by the Southern Economic Association (SEA). Announcement occurred November 22, 2020, during the SEA 90th annual meeting held in New Orleans, La.
TN-PEARL Launches Website to Share Research and Resources on Higher Education in Tennessee
A new website has launched for the Tennessee Postsecondary Evaluation & Analysis Research Lab (TN-PEARL) that aims to make the lab’s research about higher education in Tennessee simple to access and easy to understand.
Fox, Carruthers partner with SCORE, Bill Haslam to release ‘Driving Forward: Ensuring Postsecondary Students Earn Credentials In A Changing Economy’
Drs. Bill Fox and Celeste Carruthers of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research are partnering with the Tennessee State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE) to release a report, “Driving Forward: Ensuring Postsecondary Students Earn Credentials In A Changing Economy.”
Vanderbilt researchers featured prominently in 2020 Edu-Scholar rankings
Eight Vanderbilt University faculty members are included in Education Week’s annual listing of influential public scholars in education – the Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings. Seven professors from Vanderbilt Peabody College of education and human development are on the 2020 list, as well as one from the College of Arts and Science.
Boyd Center to Study Impact of New $6.2M Knox Promise Initiative
The new Knox Promise initiative announced last week will provide additional financial and coaching support to help students succeed in college, and UT’s Boyd Center for Business and Economic Research will study the effects of the new pilot program.