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Vedder Quoted in Two Stories about Higher Education Affordability Tactics

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in two stories about higher education affordability. He was quoted in Business Insider for a story about some colleges offering a price-match guarantee headlined “To compete for top students, colleges have borrowed a tactic retailers have been using […]

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September 5, 2018 at 8:11 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes: Top Ten Changes Since He Started Teaching–in 1965

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Higher Education: Then (1965) And Now.” Tomorrow, I begin my 54th year of teaching a class in American economic history at Ohio University. As I prepared my syllabus for the course, I started reflecting […]

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August 30, 2018 at 11:53 amFaculty in the News In the News

Blade Quotes Vedder on Ohio’s Neighbors, Right to Work

Dr. Richard Vedder

The Toledo Blade quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, is a story headlined “Ohio an island among right-to-work states.” “If you looked at 2011-2012, Michigan has had a better recovery, a bigger fall in the unemployment rate, than Ohio has had,” said Richard Vedder, distinguished professor […]

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August 27, 2018 at 7:50 amFaculty in the News In the News

Forbes Credits Vedder with Helping to Create College List Based on ‘Outputs’

Dr. Richard Vedder

Forbes education editor Susan Adams credits Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, with helping to create Forbes’ top college listing based on “outputs,” not “inputs.” When we started the Forbes Top Colleges list, 11 years ago, in collaboration with a team at Ohio University headed by […]

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August 22, 2018 at 8:09 amFaculty in the News In the News

ABC Quotes Vedder on Debate over NYU’s Free Medical School Offer

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted extensively in an ABC news story headlined “NYU’s free med school offer stirs debate over student debt.” “You don’t see too much talk about, ‘Let’s make MBA programs free,’” said Richard Vedder, distinguished professor of economics emeritus at […]

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August 21, 2018 at 8:59 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | The Cost Of Neglecting Our History

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an article at Forbes headlined “The Cost Of Neglecting Our History.” As I begin my 54th year of teaching American economic history at Ohio University shortly, I despair how abysmal ignorance of the roots of American economic and political exceptionalism […]

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August 3, 2018 at 12:13 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Victory for Academic Freedom

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an article at Forbes headlined “Victory For Academic Freedom In Wisconsin.” The American academy was strengthened a bit last Friday. The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4 to 2 in favor of Professor John McAdams, and against Marquette University, reinstating […]

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July 10, 2018 at 11:34 amFaculty in the News In the News