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Dr. Rosemary Rossiter recently was named Professor Emerita of Economics by the Ohio University Board of Trustees. Rossiter has been a member of the Economics Department at Ohio University for 34 years. “She has distinguished herself as a teacher, mentor, and researcher. She has also made major contributions to the […]

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

Cleveland.com features a study by three Ohio University alumni in a story headlined “College students will take more courses if they don’t have to pay extra, will graduate sooner.” Samuel Kissinger ’16 earned a B.S. in Economics from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University.Robert Hammer ’17 earned […]

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

The OHIO Prediction Tournament is growing, adding a new one-credit course this fall to introduce new players to the tournament and to the art and science of prediction. CAS 2406: Predictions and Forecasting: Applications to the Ohio University Prediction Tournament (1 credit) is open to Ohio University students, with no […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences May 12

College of Arts & Sciences faculty received seven out of 10 Ohio University Research Committee faculty awards for funding during its spring 2017 cycle. In total, the Ohio University Research Committee awarded $74,524. The program, which is funded by the Vice President for Research and Creative Activity, provides seed money […]

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

The Atlantic quoted Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at OhioUniversity and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in an article headlined “How to Think About Walmart: Last week, four economics experts publicly debated whether the retailer represents the best capitalism has to offer, or […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 22

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at OhioUniversity and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, penned a column headlined “The First Law School Casualty: More To Come?” in Forbes. It was inevitable: a law school has closed, the first fatal casualty of the dramatic decline […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Apr 22

Good Call’s Terri Williams quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at OhioUniversity and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in an article headlined “College Student Fees: Unnecessary or Essential?” The cost of college has reached shockingly, appallingly, disturbingly high levels, and there are no […]

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

Good Call’s Terri Williams quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at OhioUniversity and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, in an article headlined “Should Colleges Provide Money-Back Guarantees?” Schools that choose to offer money-back guarantees will undoubtedly be more popular among cost-conscious students, and […]

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

“Even as the ‘financial burden’ of most goods and services has decreased over time, the price tag of a college tuition just keeps on growing, (but) theres a way to fix the ever-rising cost of higher education. Itll take overhauling the student-loan system,” writes The College Fix, while excerpting parts […]

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

The Ohio University Mock Trial Team sent two teams to the Franklin County Courthouse to compete in the Columbus Regional of the American Mock Trial Association competition on Feb. 11-12. The OHIO team was divided into two separate competing teams, the Green Team and the White Team, with a total […]

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

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