Post Tagged with: "economics news"

Vedder in Forbes | Why Are Universities In The Housing Business?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an article at Forbes headlined “Why Are Universities In The Housing Business?” Universities exist primarily to expand and disseminate knowledge, ideas, and artistic works. In most international universities, if a prospective student asked, “What does a university dormitory room cost?” the […]

Read more ›
June 15, 2018 at 8:06 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Says OHIO is Best Example of Student Investment Group

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, 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 […]

Read more ›
May 15, 2018 at 2:49 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Paxton Talks about Economics of Altruism Course on WOUB

Dr. Julia Paxton

WOUB interviewed Dr. 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 you’re not aware of the economics […]

Read more ›
May 10, 2018 at 9:33 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder Says There Is ‘Potential Growth in Labor Market’

Dr. Richard Vedder

Inside Sources quoted Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, 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…. […]

Read more ›
May 7, 2018 at 8:13 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder Writes ‘Mitch Daniels Has the Right Stuff for Purdue’

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, 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 […]

Read more ›
May 3, 2018 at 11:19 amFaculty in the News In the News

Economics, Geography Students Present Redevelopment Study to Zanesville Council

Jarrett Quanrud presents to Zanesville City Council.

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 […]

Read more ›
May 1, 2018 at 8:51 amIn Class News

Sophomore Finds ‘Perfect Fit’ in Economics and Urban Planning & Sustainability

Sophomore Finds ‘Perfect Fit’ in Economics and Urban Planning & Sustainability

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 […]

Read more ›
May 1, 2018 at 8:04 amAlumni News