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Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “The Triple College Crisis. Crisis #1: College Is Too Costly.” Ask 100 randomly selected Americans, “What is the biggest problem with American universities?” I would bet the most frequent answer would be, “they […]

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

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column headlined “Free College: A Better Approach.” …Proposals, such as Senator Bernie Sanders, for free college open to students at four-year state universities are almost certainly likely to primarily benefit students from moderately affluent families. Moreover, many […]

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

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Collegiate Free Speech And The Federal Government.” Being somewhat of a First Amendment absolutist, I was at first thrilled when I heard that President Trump was considering an executive order denying federal financial […]

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

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Is This Higher Education’s Golden Age, Gilded Age, Or Beginning Of A Gentle Decline?” …I am worried that higher education today may more closely resemble an aged institution undergoing very slow long-term decline, […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 27

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in an Accuracy in Academia article headlined “Was Government Intervention in Universities a Big Mistake?” On February 12, the Cato Institute held an event that focused on the history of higher education, what problems currently plague our […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 26

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Boys Will Be Boys — Except At Harvard.” …Harvard, which one half century ago was all men itself, thinks single sex associations are wrong and punishes kids who want to join fraternities and […]

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

Ohio University sophomore Grant Adams is one of four young adults selected to serve as Meigs County Bicentennial Ambassadors, reports the Daily Sentinel. Mattison Finlaw, Grant Adams, Brielle Newland and Cooper Schagel will represent the county at bicentennial and other events throughout 2019. Finlaw is a pre-med student at Marietta […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Feb 21

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, was quoted in a Forbes article headlined “Lower Enrollment Hits Higher Ed Hard, HBCUs The Hardest.” HBCUs as a group are in trouble, no doubt about it, said Richard Vedder, professor emeritus at Ohio University. Enrollments have fallen substantially and […]

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

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Colleges And Income Mobility: Undermatched, Overmatched And More.” A potential academic contretemps between some giants in the economics profession has emerged relating to the issue of the role that colleges play in promoting inter-generational […]

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

The Dayton Daily News quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at OhioUniversity, in a story headlined “Pressure mounting on Wright State faculty, administration to end strike | Expert says long-term strike could be fatal to university.” The longer the strike goes on, the more damage it could […]

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

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