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Vedder in Forbes | Why Do We Have Business Or Education Schools In Universities?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Why Do We Have Business Or Education Schools In Universities?” … The broader question is: should universities be sophisticated trade schools, preparing students for specific vocations? Few today, I think, question the value […]

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October 21, 2019 at 11:59 amFaculty in the News In the News

Notable Alumni | Alan Rom Focuses on Employment Law, Civil Rights, with a Nod to Shakespeare

Vernon Alden, OHIO's 15th president, with Alan Rom

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Alan Jay Rom ’67 Economics  Alan Jay Rom is a lawyer focusing on employment law and […]

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October 20, 2019 at 3:35 pmAlumni News

Notable Alumni | Samuel Chamberlain Is ‘Fanatic’ about Fresh Burgers and Fries

Sam Chamberlain, COO of Five Guys

Editor’s Note: The College of Arts & Sciences Notable Alumni Awards honor alumni for broad career accomplishments, commitment to community service, and valuable contributions to Ohio University and the College of Arts & Sciences. Samuel H. Chamberlain ’92 Economics Samuel Chamberlain is Chief Operating Officer at Five Guys—where the hamburgers […]

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October 16, 2019 at 1:27 pmAlumni

Vedder Tells CNBC Need-Based Aid is Better than Tuition-Free College

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in a Stock News Feed article headlined “51% of young Americans support tuition-free public college.” This comparison to American K-12 education is one reason that opponents have given in the past for rejecting free college initiatives. “Everyone […]

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October 3, 2019 at 7:56 amFaculty in the News In the News

Economics Society Alumni Speaker | Five Guys’ Chief Operating Officer Sam Chamberlain, Oct. 17

Sam Chamberlain, COO of Five Guys

The Economics Society at Ohio University presents an alumni speaker, Five Guys’ Chief Operating Officer Sam Chamberlain, on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in Bentley 233. Chamberlain earned his bachelor’s degree in Economics from the College of Arts & Sciences at Ohio University. Guest appearances will include alum Matt Denhart […]

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October 1, 2019 at 8:00 pmEvents

Vedder in NYT: ‘Walton … Looked at China as a Source of Low-Cost Goods’

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in an article originally appearing in the New York Times headlined “‘Catastrophic,’ ‘Cataclysmic’: Trump’s Tariff Threat Has Retailers Sounding Alarm.” As China grew into its position as the world’s workshop, Walmart prospered with it, said Richard Vedder, […]

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September 30, 2019 at 8:18 amFaculty in the News In the News

Boyd in The Hill: U.S.-Mexico Border Situation Is Opportunity, Not Crisis

Dr. Roy Boyd

Dr. Roy Boyd, Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, co-authored a column in The Hill headlined “The US-Mexico border situation is an opportunity, not a ‘crisis.’” Heated references to a “crisis” at the U.S. southern border and calls for massive deportations of undocumented Mexican immigrants aren’t new. Driven by […]

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September 27, 2019 at 2:07 pmFaculty in the News In the News