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University Community Remembers Colleague Dr. Douglas Adie, Professor Emeritus of Economics

Dr. Douglas Adie

Dr. Douglas Adie, Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, passed away on Sept. 25. Adie joined Ohio University in 1968 and earned tenure in 1971. He was promoted to professor in 1975 and retired in 2010 after 41 years of service. “He continued to teach courses for us after […]

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September 26, 2019 at 1:26 pmNews

Vedder in Forbes | Intellectual Gerrymandering: ‘E Unum Pluribus’ On Campus

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Intellectual Gerrymandering: ‘E Unum Pluribus’ On Campus.” About two-thirds of the way through (page 373 specifically) his magisterial assessment of contemporary life and its foundations, The Conservative Sensibility, George Will drops a great bon […]

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September 6, 2019 at 11:11 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Majors Matter

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Majors Matter.” Bankrate.com has just published its latest assessment of the financial attractiveness of 162 college majors. After talking to Bankrate’s Adrian Garcia, I like how they do their analysis. It appropriately puts […]

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August 27, 2019 at 12:35 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Lowell Gallaway Passes at Age 89

Dr. Lowell Gallaway

  Dr. Lowell Eugene Gallaway, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, died on Aug. 13, at age 89. Following service in the U.S. Navy, Gallaway earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Ohio State University and began his academic career at Colorado State University. In 1958, his first academic […]

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August 18, 2019 at 10:31 amNews

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