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Vedder in Forbes | A Discourse on Hyper-Specialization vs. General Education

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined Publish Or Perish Can Become Publish AND Perish. Going back several hundred years, the great contributors to advancing our civilization tended to dabble in many disciplines and were not ultra-specialized. Leonardo Da Vinci, […]

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May 10, 2021 at 8:42 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Alumnus Clarence Page Credits Vedder in Story on Removing Systemic Barriers in Hiring Practices

Dr. Richard Vedder

Ohio University alumnus Clarence Page BSJ’69, aa syndicated columnist and a member of the Chicago Tribune editorial board, credits one of his former professors, Dr. Richard Vedder, in a column he wrote about removing systemic barriers in hiring practices. Page notes that employers often require a college degree for positions […]

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Alumni News | Chris Albers Denhart: ‘It. Don’t Miss It. College. Life. Experiences.’

Chris Albers Denhart (Photo with permission from Hira Mashkoor @thehirandthenow)

Ohio University left its mark on Chris Albers Denhart ’14, but the Economics Department faculty might say he left his mark here, too. Professors got his wheels turning by using economics as a way to look at what was happening in the world around him. But they might not have anticipated […]

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April 20, 2021 at 2:16 pmAlumni News

Alumni News | Michaela Trawick Starts Her Career Climb at JPMorgan Chase

Michaela Trawick at Maria Alm in Austria

Ohio University alumna Michaela Trawick ’20 arrived in Athens as a first-generation college student from out of state. She says it took a semester to get her feet under her, and now she’s off to the races with a great start to her career. At OHIO, she earned a B.A. […]

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April 16, 2021 at 3:47 pmAlumni

Fall 2021 | Understanding International Trade—without a Background in Economics

Fall 2021 | Understanding International Trade—without a Background in Economics

  The Economics Department is offering a new series of 11 courses aimed at the heart of current events, both social and economic. All of these courses are at the 2000 level, and there are no prerequisites. These 3-credit courses are open to all Ohio University students. ECON 2400: International […]

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April 5, 2021 at 2:53 pmIn Class News

Fall 2021 | Course Looks at Food Demand and the Environmental, Social Costs

Fall 2021 | Course Looks at Food Demand and the Environmental, Social Costs

The Economics Department is offering a new series of 11 courses aimed at the heart of current events, both social and economic. All of these courses are at the 2000 level, and there are no prerequisites. These 3-credit courses are open to all Ohio University students. ECON 2510 Global and […]

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April 5, 2021 at 2:46 pmIn Class News

Fall 2021 | Course Offers Big Data Fluency for the 21st Century

Fall 2021 | Course Offers Big Data Fluency for the 21st Century

The Economics Department is offering a new series of 11 courses aimed at the heart of current events, both social and economic. All of these courses are at the 2000 level, and there are no prerequisites. These 3-credit courses are open to all Ohio University students. ECON 2200: Analyzing Real-World […]

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April 2, 2021 at 12:21 pmIn Class News