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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

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at OhioUniversity and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, penned a column headlined “B.Y.O.B.” in Forbes. The heading on this blog is a bit deceptive: this is not about campus drinking. It is about B (Berkeley), Y (Yale), O […]

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

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at OhioUniversity and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, penned a column headlined “Universities Are A Neutral Marketplace Of Ideas” Feb. 2 in Forbes. The riots at the University of California at Berkeley protesting the speech that the Campus […]

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

The Posts’ Sean Wolfe interviewed College of Arts & Sciences faculty from the Fire to iPhone theme for a story headlined “‘Fire to iPhone’ theme explores relationship between humanity and technology.” In a world of iPhones, self-driving cars, drones and virtual reality, technology may appear to be a brand new […]

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 18

Economics major Ayomide Awojinrin spent the summer of 2016 working in Los Angeles as an intern for BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc. Connect with him on LinkedIn. Talk to him at My Summer As an Intern & How To Find Yours (Student Panel) on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from […]

The post Intern Analyzes BET Networks Social Data, Generates Followers appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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economics news – Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences Jan 14

At the Voinovich School, I gained real world skills that have helped prepare me for industry and academia while creating a positive impact on the world, says Abdalah El-Barrad, a double-major in Economics and Applied Mathematics. He was an Undergraduate Research Scholar with the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public […]

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

By Andrea Wurm Ohio University is home to more than 20,000 students who share two common bondsa love for Athens, Ohio, and a passion to pursue the degree of their choice. It is also a place that represents 1,740 international students from all walks of life. But what does it […]

The post ELIP Course Helps Make Athens ‘Home’ for International Bobcats appeared first on Ohio University | College of Arts & Sciences.

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

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