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Capital Journal quotes 2 economists on whether YouTube, Facebook operate as monopolies

Dr. Bethany Lemont

The Ohio Capital Journal quotes two Ohio University economists in a story headlined “Survey: Ohio economists disagree on whether YouTube, Facebook operate as monopolies.” Dr. Bethany Lemont and Dr. Cortney Rodet are assistant professors of Economics in the College of Arts & Sciences. “There are outlets all over the internet […]

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March 1, 2022 at 6:17 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Economics alumnus Michael Washington gives career advice, Feb. 28

Michael Washington

From the Ohio University News The Connect with Distinguished OHIO Economics Alumni series features a webinar with Michael Washington on Monday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. Washington, who earned a B.A. in Economics from the College of Arts & Sciences in 1990, will discuss how an economics degree helped shape […]

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February 14, 2022 at 4:51 pmEvents

Vedder in Forbes | A high quality back to the basics university?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column at Forbes headlined Making Colleges Work Again: Lessons From Adam Smith. In the article, he envisions a “high quality Back to the Basics University.” …We are approaching 250 years since the founder of modern economic analysis, […]

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December 8, 2021 at 9:49 amIn the News

Economics’ ‘Connect with Alumni’ series kicks off with Rosewood COO John Purcell on Oct. 6

Economics’ ‘Connect with Alumni’ series kicks off with Rosewood COO John Purcell on Oct. 6

From Ohio University News The Economics Department starts a new speaker series called “Connect with Distinguished Ohio Economics Alumni” with a webinar featuring John Purcell on Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. Students must register for this webinar. “We want our students to be able to connect with OHIO alumni […]

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September 28, 2021 at 6:10 pmAlumni News

University Mourns Retired Economics Professor David Klingaman

Dr. David Klingaman

From Ohio University News The Ohio University community mourns the loss of Dr. David Klingaman, retired professor of Economics, who passed away on Aug. 22, notes his obituary. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Kent State University and went onto the University of Virginia where he earned his […]

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September 15, 2021 at 12:06 pmNews

University mourns retired Economics Professor Emeritus Ismail Ghazalah

Dr. Ismail Ghazalah

From Ohio University News The Ohio University community mourns the loss of Dr. Ismail Ghazalah, Economics professor emeritus, who passed away on Aug. 27. He was born in Lebanon and moved to the United States in the late-1950s to pursue his graduate studies in economics. He earned his Ph.D. in […]

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September 15, 2021 at 12:04 pmNews

Vedder in Forbes | A Discourse on Hyper-Specialization vs. General Education

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined Publish Or Perish Can Become Publish AND Perish. Going back several hundred years, the great contributors to advancing our civilization tended to dabble in many disciplines and were not ultra-specialized. Leonardo Da Vinci, […]

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May 10, 2021 at 8:42 pmFaculty in the News In the News