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CNBC Interviews Dutcher on Working from Home and Productivity

Dr. Glenn DutcherCNBC did an extensive interview with Glenn Dutcher for a story headlined “Working from home actually makes you better at some tasks and worse at others—here’s what you need to know.’ Dutcher is Assistant Professor of Economics at Ohio University. And the truth is, it’s much more complicated than just laptops […]

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Posted on 03/13/2020

Vedder: Our Higher Education Problem: Serious but Not Hopeless

Dr. Richard Vedder, portraitNational Review summarizes a recent talk by Dr. Richard Vedder at the Martin Center in an article headlined “Our Higher Education Problem: Serious but Not Hopeless.” Vedder is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University. First, there’s the cost issue. While prices of other services have been falling, the […]

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Posted on 03/05/2020

Vedder in Forbes | Are University Policy Experts Good For Society?

Dr. Richard Vedder, portraitDr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Are University Policy Experts Good For Society?” … All this reminds me of a personal involvement in the policy realm. In December 2008, in the midst of the financial crisis, I testified before […]

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Posted on 02/23/2020

George Washington University Hatchet Quotes Vedder on Housing Costs

Dr. Richard Vedder, portraitThe George Washington University Hatchet quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Officials reduce number of housing price options for 2020-21 academic year.” Richard Vedder, an emeritus professor of economics at Ohio University, said housing and dining costs have generally been rising […]

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Posted on 02/20/2020

Vedder Does Radio Interview on ‘Restoring the Promise’ of Higher Education

Dr. Richard Vedder, portrait  Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was interviewed by Carolina Journal Radio about his recent book, Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America. “One statistic that was already obvious when I was starting to write the book, and is even more so now, is […]

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Posted on 01/31/2020

Vedder in Forbes | Clayton M. Christensen, R.I.P.

Dr. Richard Vedder, portraitDr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Clayton M. Christensen, R.I.P.” Like many professors raised in a liberal arts tradition, I generally do not think particularly highly or reverentially of business school faculty professing to explain how businesses click, what […]

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Posted on 01/29/2020

Paxton Says Altruism Class Examined Bailey’s Trail, Gentrification in Chauncey

Dr. Julia Paxton, portraitThe Athens News quoted Dr. Julia Paxton in a story headlined “Baileys Trail: Opportunities & challenges for Chauncey: Chauncey’s new mayor says trail system can help community, but has fears about gentrification.” Paxton is Professor of Economics at Ohio University. Ohio University economics professor Julia Paxton said last week that […]

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Posted on 01/09/2020

Science Cafe | Future of Climate Change Policy, Jan. 22

Dr. Daniel Karney, portraitScience Café kicks off Spring 2020 with Dr. Daniel Karney discussing “The Future of Climate Change Policy” on Jan. 22 at 5 p.m. in the Front Room at Baker University Center. Karney is Assistant Professor of Economics at Ohio University. What are the prospects for a national policy? What are […]

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Posted on 01/01/2020

Review of Vedder’s Book: ‘Current System Exacerbates Cultural Divide’

Dr. Richard Vedder, portraitMax Eden of the Manhattan Institute reviews Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America by Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a Claremont Review of Books article headlined “Not Worth It.” Higher education is perhaps the most regressive government redistribution, providing a benefit primarily […]

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Posted on 12/27/2019

Vedder Quoted in Stateline on Need vs. Merit Aid

Dr. Richard Vedder, portraitDr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in a Stateline story headlined “Some States Move Toward Financial Aid Based on Need Rather Than Merit.” While lawmakers can make a strong case for prioritizing equity in financial aid spending, there’s also a strong counterargument for […]

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Posted on 12/12/2019