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Economics’ ‘Connect with Alumni’ series kicks off with Rosewood COO John Purcell on Oct. 6

The Ohio University sundialFrom Ohio University News The Economics Department starts a new speaker series called “Connect with Distinguished Ohio Economics Alumni” with a webinar featuring John Purcell on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. Students must register for this webinar. “We want our students to be able to connect with OHIO alumni […]

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Posted on 09/28/2021

University Mourns Retired Economics Professor David Klingaman

Dr. David Klingaman, portraitFrom Ohio University News The Ohio University community mourns the loss of Dr. David Klingaman, retired professor of Economics, who passed away on Aug. 22, notes his obituary. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Kent State University and went onto the University of Virginia where he earned his […]

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Posted on 09/15/2021

University mourns retired Economics Professor Emeritus Ismail Ghazalah

Ismail GhazalahFrom Ohio University News The Ohio University community mourns the loss of Dr. Ismail Ghazalah, Economics professor emeritus, who passed away on Aug. 27. He was born in Lebanon and moved to the United States in the late-1950s to pursue his graduate studies in economics. He earned his Ph.D. in […]

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Posted on 09/15/2021

Vedder in Forbes | A Discourse on Hyper-Specialization vs. General Education

Dr. Richard Vedder, portraitDr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined Publish Or Perish Can Become Publish AND Perish. Going back several hundred years, the great contributors to advancing our civilization tended to dabble in many disciplines and were not ultra-specialized. Leonardo Da Vinci, […]

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Posted on 05/10/2021

Alumnus Clarence Page Credits Vedder in Story on Removing Systemic Barriers in Hiring Practices

Dr. Richard Vedder, portraitOhio University alumnus Clarence Page BSJ’69, aa syndicated columnist and a member of the Chicago Tribune editorial board, credits one of his former professors, Dr. Richard Vedder, in a column he wrote about removing systemic barriers in hiring practices. Page notes that employers often require a college degree for positions […]

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Posted on 05/10/2021

Alumni News | Chris Albers Denhart: ‘It. Don’t Miss It. College. Life. Experiences.’

Chris Albers DenhartOhio University left its mark on Chris Albers Denhart ’14, but the Economics Department faculty might say he left his mark here, too. Professors got his wheels turning by using economics as a way to look at what was happening in the world around him. But they might not have anticipated […]

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Posted on 04/20/2021

Alumni News | Michaela Trawick Starts Her Career Climb at JPMorgan Chase

Michaela Trawick at Maria Alm in Austria, with mountains in backgroundOhio University alumna Michaela Trawick ’20 arrived in Athens as a first-generation college student from out of state. She says it took a semester to get her feet under her, and now she’s off to the races with a great start to her career. At OHIO, she earned a B.A. […]

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Posted on 04/16/2021

Fall 2021 | Understanding International Trade—without a Background in Economics

Export Or Import Directions On A Metal Signpost  The Economics Department is offering a new series of 11 courses aimed at the heart of current events, both social and economic. All of these courses are at the 2000 level, and there are no prerequisites. These 3-credit courses are open to all Ohio University students. ECON 2400: International […]

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Posted on 04/05/2021

Fall 2021 | Course Looks at Food Demand and the Environmental, Social Costs

The Economics Department is offering a new series of 11 courses aimed at the heart of current events, both social and economic. All of these courses are at the 2000 level, and there are no prerequisites. These 3-credit courses are open to all Ohio University students. ECON 2510 Global and […]

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Posted on 04/05/2021

Fall 2021 | Course Offers Big Data Fluency for the 21st Century

April Cunningham, Undergraduate Admissions, University College, voices of OHIOThe Economics Department is offering a new series of 11 courses aimed at the heart of current events, both social and economic. All of these courses are at the 2000 level, and there are no prerequisites. These 3-credit courses are open to all Ohio University students. ECON 2200: Analyzing Real-World […]

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Posted on 04/02/2021