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Rodet Receives Baker Award for Study of Firms’ R&D Investments

Dr. Cortney Rodet

From Compass Experiments on R&D Investment and the Business Cycle Dr. Cortney Rodet, Assistant Professor of Economics, was awarded a Baker Fund grant of $10,800 to complete a study using economic experiments to understand firms’ investment into research and development in response to macroeconomic fluctuations. Experts indicate that times of […]

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June 10, 2019 at 8:09 amResearch

Vedder: Taxpayers Shouldn’t Get Stuck with $1.5 trillion Loan Default Tab

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote the “pro” side of a column in the Daily Astorian headlined “Pro-Con: Should colleges foot the bill when students default on loans?” His column, run in many newspapers, was headlined “Taxpayers shouldn’t get stuck with a $1.5 trillion […]

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June 9, 2019 at 8:52 amFaculty in the News In the News

College Fix: ‘Renowned Economist Offers More Than a Dozen Solutions for Fixing Higher Education’

College Fix: ‘Renowned Economist Offers More Than a Dozen Solutions for Fixing Higher Education’

The College Fix writes about a new book by Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Renowned economist offers more than a dozen solutions for fixing higher education.” For six decades, Dr. Richard Vedder has been observing the politics and economics of higher […]

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June 6, 2019 at 8:59 amFaculty in the News In the News

Publisher References Vedder | In Education, Hard Workers Get the Rewards

Dr. Richard Vedder

The publisher of the Cape May County Herald referenced a Wall Street Journal column by Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a column headlined “In Education, the Hard Workers Get the Rewards.” When I was in college in the 1960s, one of my economics […]

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May 28, 2019 at 12:21 pmFaculty in the News In the News

WGN Interviews Vedder on College Admissions Scandal

Dr. Richard Vedder

Chicago’s WGN interviewed Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, via Facetime in a segment headlined “Author Richard Vedder on the college admissions scandal.” There have been scandals like this for years. Wealthy people have been sort of buying their way into college for a long […]

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May 5, 2019 at 11:42 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Post-Gazette | Reform Must Begin with Information, Incentives Innovation

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored an op-ed in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette headlined “The three deficiencies of higher education: Reform must begin with information, incentives and innovation.” The recent Varsity Blues college admissions scandal shows affluent Americans will pay large sums to get their […]

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May 5, 2019 at 11:30 amFaculty in the News In the News

Fox Business Interviews Vedder on Rising Tuition, Student Load Debt

Fox Business Interviews Vedder on Rising Tuition, Student Load Debt

Fox Business host Stuart Varney interviewed Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a segment headlined “Government largely to blame for surging college tuition?” Varney asked Vedder about the impact of the government on the rising cost of a college education and about his new […]

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May 5, 2019 at 10:59 amFaculty in the News In the News