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Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, authored an article at Forbes headlined “Learning By Earning: Why Student Investment Groups Are Better Than Internships.” There has been an increase over time in integrating the academic experience of the classroom with real-world vocational involvement, particularly with the rise […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 15

WOUB interviewedDr.Julia Paxton, Professor of Economics at Ohio University, about her Economics of Altruism course for The Kindness Podcast. “One way to be kind is with your wallet, donating to charities and people in need. But giving can get confusing in a hurry if youre not aware of the economics […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 10

Inside Sources quotedDr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, in a May 4 story finance headlined “Economy Adds 164K New Jobs While Unemployment Dips.” The job growth rate bounced back somewhat following a lackluster month by reaching 164,000 new jobs in April, detailed a federal report Friday…. […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 07

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, authored a column headlined “Mitch Daniels Has the Right Stuff for Purdue.” His column appeared on the website for the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal. Higher education does not produce many flashy, innovating entrepreneurs like Mark Zuckerberg, Steve […]

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

Economics and geography students put their research and data skills to work on behalf of Zanesville, presenting options for redevelopment and the economic impact of the Mosaic Tile Property to the City Council on April 23. The economics students analyzed the economic impact, and the urban planning students developed possible […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 01

by Kristin Distel Jacob Collins ’20 is combining two majors to achieve one ideal career goal. Collins, a sophomore whose goal is to become a city planner, is double-majoring in Economics and Urban Planning & Sustainability. This combination of specializations makes his goal much more achievable, he explains. These two […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 01

Students in the Master of Financial Economics program participated in a day-long investment seminar at OPERS in Columbus on April 20. Brian Wright, an OPERS portfolio manager, as well as other OPERS portfolio managers and financial analysts made presentations on such topics as (1) Private Equity and Real Estate Investment, […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 23

An Athens News story on Ohio University’s Student Research & Creativity Expo featured an interview with Economics master’s student Md Shah Jalal Uddin. Md Shah Jalal Uddin, a second-year masters student in economics, presented his research comparing oil and gas consumption in developing countries with that in developed countries. It […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 20

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, authored a Forbes column headlined “The Case Against Free College Tuition.” Two highly contradictory happenings have occurred over the past year. On the one hand, published research increasingly suggests that the high returns on investments in higher education are minimally […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 13

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, authored a Forbes column headlined “Why Colleges Need Major Creative Destruction.” Typically it takes about one-half the number of workers to produce any quantity of goods and services in the American business sector today as it did in 1980. As […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 06

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