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Vedder in Forbes | Does Attending Elite Colleges Make You Happy?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Does Attending Elite Colleges Make You Happy? Lessons From The Admissions Scandal.” The Ivy League schools have announced their acceptance rates for the class of 2023, ranging from a low of 4.5% at […]

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April 22, 2019 at 4:29 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Pereira Takes First for Work on Brazil Electorate Behavior

Graduate student Bruna Pereira won first prize in Arts and Humanities 1 for her study, “The Impact of the Period of Crisis on the Electorate Behavior in Brazil.”

Several Modern Languages students presented their research and projects at Ohio University’s Student Research and Creative Activity Expo on April 11. Graduate student Bruna Pereira (M.A. Economics, M.A. Latin American Studies and Portuguese instructor in Modern Languages) won first prize in Arts and Humanities 1 for her study, “The Impact […]

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April 22, 2019 at 1:32 pmResearch

Vedder in Wall Street Journal | College Wouldn’t Cost So Much If Students and Faculty Worked Harder

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an op-ed column in the Wall Street Journal headlined “College Wouldn’t Cost So Much If Students and Faculty Worked Harder.” The subhead is “I assign far less reading, demand less writing, and give higher grades than I did […]

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April 22, 2019 at 10:34 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Crisis #2: Too Little Learning

Vedder in Forbes | Crisis #2: Too Little Learning

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “The Triple College Crisis. Crisis #2: Too Little Learning.” Although people go to college for a multitude of reasons, learning is supposedly paramount among them. Graduating college seniors should know a good deal […]

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April 2, 2019 at 9:31 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Crisis #1: College Is Too Costly

Vedder in Forbes | Crisis #1: College Is Too Costly

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “The Triple College Crisis. Crisis #1: College Is Too Costly.” Ask 100 randomly selected Americans, “What is the biggest problem with American universities?” I would bet the most frequent answer would be, “they […]

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March 15, 2019 at 10:10 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder: ‘Free College:’ A Better Approach

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column headlined “‘Free College:’ A Better Approach.” …Proposals, such as Senator Bernie Sanders’, for free college open to students at four-year state universities are almost certainly likely to primarily benefit students from moderately affluent families. Moreover, many […]

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March 6, 2019 at 7:35 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Collegiate Free Speech and the Federal Government

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Collegiate Free Speech And The Federal Government.” Being somewhat of a First Amendment absolutist, I was at first thrilled when I heard that President Trump was considering an executive order denying federal financial […]

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March 4, 2019 at 5:00 pmFaculty in the News In the News