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Vedder in Forbes | Academic Leisure Class: The Underutilization Of College Resources

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “The Academic Leisure Class: The Underutilization Of College Resources.” Nearly 120 years ago the eccentric sociologist/economist Thorstein Veblen wrote his Theory of the Leisure Class.  A strong case can be made that today, higher education […]

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December 11, 2018 at 11:26 amFaculty in the News In the News

Texas Monitor Quotes Vedder on Small Private Colleges’ Struggle

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in a story in the Texas Monitor headlined “Small private colleges are shrinking and struggling.” Some university finance experts say those cutbacks are indicators of problems endangering small colleges around the country. “You can argue that there has […]

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December 11, 2018 at 11:16 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | CollegeVine Ranks Rop 10 ‘Underrated’ University

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “It’s Location, Location And Location.” In evaluating real estate, it is often claimed it’s all “location, location and location.” The folks at CollegeVine have come up with an interesting list of America’s 10 most […]

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December 4, 2018 at 8:14 amFaculty in the News In the News

Former Economics Professor Deuster Passes Away

Dr. Paul R. Deuster

Dr. Paul R. Deuster, former Ohio University Economics professor, passed away on Nov. 20, according to his obituary. Paul’s journey began in Oklahoma where he was born and in Racine where he was raised. He was on the debate team at his high school, St. Catherine, then graduated with his […]

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December 3, 2018 at 9:14 amIn the News

Vedder in Forbes | DeVos, Title IX and Due Process

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Doing Things Right: Betsy DeVos, Title IX And Due Process.” It took 149 pages of quasi-incomprehensible prose to state, but the U.S. Department of Education has finally done something positive: it has issued a […]

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November 18, 2018 at 2:10 pmFaculty in the News In the News

CBC News Cites Dutcher Study on Telecommuting and Productivity

Dr. Glenn Dutcher

Dr. Glenn Dutcher, Assistant Professor of Economics, was quoted in a widely circulated CBC story headlined “Who gets more done — office workers or telecommuters?” In a tight labour market, workers with in-demand skills may have the leverage they need to snag coveted telecommuting privileges. But seasoned remote workers and […]

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November 16, 2018 at 3:16 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Alumni News | Karunaratne Named Deputy Governor of Sri Lanka Central Bank

H. A. Karunaratne

Ohio University alum H. A. Karunaratne was appointed a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, reports the Daily FT. He earned an M.A. in Economics from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University in 1993. H. A. Karunaratne has over 32 years of experience in the […]

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