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Master of Financial Economics Named to CFA Institute University Affiliation Program

Dr. Khosrow Doroodian

The Master of Financial Economics (MFE) program at Ohio University was approved Aug. 28 a participant in the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program. “The CFA Institute administers the CFA program, which awards the Chartered Financial Analyst charter. The CFA charter is a highly respected investment credential throughout the world,” says […]

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August 30, 2017 at 4:12 pmNews

Vedder in Forbes: Seven Challenges Facing Higher Education

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, authored an article in Forbes headlined “Seven Challenges Facing Higher Education.” For more than 15 years, I have redirected my academic career away from economic history, labor economics, and public […]

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Rossiter Named Professor Emerita, Revered by Alumni

Professor Emerita Rose Rossiter

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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July 13, 2017 at 4:05 pmNews

Economics Alumni Author Report on College Course Load and Law of Demand

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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June 11, 2017 at 10:21 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Fall 2017 | New 1-Credit Course Helps Student in OHIO Prediction Tournament

Fall 2017 | New 1-Credit Course Helps Student in OHIO Prediction Tournament

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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May 12, 2017 at 4:01 pmIn Class News

Eight Arts & Sciences Faculty Awarded OHIO Research Seed Funds

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan

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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April 23, 2017 at 2:08 pmNews

Atlantic Quotes Vedder | How to Think About Walmart

The Atlantic quoted Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University 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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April 22, 2017 at 10:43 amFaculty in the News In the News