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Jason Riley quotesDr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, in a Washington Street Journal column headlined “Think College Is Expensive? Wait Until Its Free.” …The more college graduates, the better, right? And if the college-educated make our society more prosperous in the long run, whats wrong with […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 17

Debtwire quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, in a story headlined “Historically black colleges struggle as more students pursue ‘mainstream’ educations.” Through 1980, enrollment grew at HBCUs, but that has changed as more black students look to traditional or mainstream universities, said Richard Vedder, professor […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 08

The Bond Buyer quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, in a story headlined “Empty feeling at college football stadiums after bond boom.” We practically have to kidnap kids off the street to get them to the game, joked Ohio University economics professor Richard Vedder, who […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 08

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Patent Battle: Washington U. in St. Louis 32, University of Wisconsin 0.” The discovery dimension of higher education mostly involves basic research, but sometimes out of scientific inquiry comes valuable commercial applications. Once most […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 08

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Are University Presidents Paid Too Little or Too Much?” Higher education recently has been confronted with falling enrollments, increasing financial uncertainty (as evidenced by credit downgrades by Moody’s and Fitch) and falling public support. […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 04

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, authored a column in Forbes headlined “The Academic Leisure Class: The Underutilization Of College Resources.” Nearly 120 years ago the eccentric sociologist/economist Thorstein Veblen wrote his Theory of the Leisure Class.A strong case can be made that today, higher education […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 11

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, was quoted in a story in the Texas Monitor headlined “Small private colleges are shrinking and struggling.” Some university finance experts say those cutbacks are indicators of problems endangering small colleges around the country. You can argue that there has […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 11

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, authored a column in Forbes headlined “It’s Location, Location And Location.” In evaluating real estate, it is often claimed it’s all “location, location and location.” The folks at CollegeVine have come up with an interesting list of America’s 10 most […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 04

Dr. Paul R. Deuster, former Ohio University Economics professor, passed away on Nov. 20, according to his obituary. Pauls journey began in Oklahoma where he was born and in Racine where he was raised. He was on the debate team at his high school, St. Catherine, then graduated with his […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Dec 03

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Doing Things Right: Betsy DeVos, Title IX And Due Process.” It took 149 pages of quasi-incomprehensible prose to state, but the U.S. Department of Education has finally done something positive: it has issued a […]

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