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CNBC Interviews Dutcher on Working from Home and Productivity

Dr. Glenn Dutcher

CNBC did an extensive interview with Glenn Dutcher for a story headlined “Working from home actually makes you better at some tasks and worse at others—here’s what you need to know.’ Dutcher is Assistant Professor of Economics at Ohio University. And the truth is, it’s much more complicated than just laptops […]

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March 13, 2020 at 9:47 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder: Our Higher Education Problem: Serious but Not Hopeless

Dr. Richard Vedder

National Review summarizes a recent talk by Dr. Richard Vedder at the Martin Center in an article headlined “Our Higher Education Problem: Serious but Not Hopeless.” Vedder is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University. First, there’s the cost issue. While prices of other services have been falling, the […]

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March 5, 2020 at 8:47 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Are University Policy Experts Good For Society?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Are University Policy Experts Good For Society?” … All this reminds me of a personal involvement in the policy realm. In December 2008, in the midst of the financial crisis, I testified before […]

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February 23, 2020 at 10:20 amFaculty in the News In the News

George Washington University Hatchet Quotes Vedder on Housing Costs

Dr. Richard Vedder

The George Washington University Hatchet quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Officials reduce number of housing price options for 2020-21 academic year.” Richard Vedder, an emeritus professor of economics at Ohio University, said housing and dining costs have generally been rising […]

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February 20, 2020 at 4:16 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder Does Radio Interview on ‘Restoring the Promise’ of Higher Education

Dr. Richard Vedder

  Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was interviewed by Carolina Journal Radio about his recent book, Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America. “One statistic that was already obvious when I was starting to write the book, and is even more so now, is […]

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January 31, 2020 at 4:30 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Clayton M. Christensen, R.I.P.

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Clayton M. Christensen, R.I.P.” Like many professors raised in a liberal arts tradition, I generally do not think particularly highly or reverentially of business school faculty professing to explain how businesses click, what […]

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January 29, 2020 at 8:37 amFaculty in the News In the News

Paxton Says Altruism Class Examined Bailey’s Trail, Gentrification in Chauncey

Dr. Julia Paxton

The Athens News quoted Dr. Julia Paxton in a story headlined “Baileys Trail: Opportunities & challenges for Chauncey: Chauncey’s new mayor says trail system can help community, but has fears about gentrification.” Paxton is Professor of Economics at Ohio University. Ohio University economics professor Julia Paxton said last week that […]

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January 9, 2020 at 4:45 pmFaculty in the News In the News