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Vedder Publishes Interstate Analysis of Right to Work Laws

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, published a study of “An Interstate Analysis of Right to Work Laws” along with co-author Jonathan Robe. Their article is part of the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s The High Cost of Big Labor series, which analyzes and compares the economic impact of […]

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July 26, 2014 at 11:04 amFaculty in the News In the News Research

Wall Street Journal Quotes Vedder on Collapse of For-Profit College

A July 9 Wall Street Journal article quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, about the collapse of the for-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc. WASHINGTON—The collapse of Corinthian Colleges Inc. is raising questions about the Obama administration’s aggressive handling of one of the country’s largest for-profit […]

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July 10, 2014 at 8:34 amFaculty in the News In the News

Moore and Vedder: Where Did All the Young Workers Go?

Moore and Vedder: Where Did All the Young Workers Go?

Stephen Moore quoted Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a Heritage Foundation article on “Obama’s Economy: Where Did All The Young Workers Go?” Economists are scratching their heads trying to figure out a puzzle in this recovery: Why are young people not working? People […]

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July 1, 2014 at 6:43 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Op-Ed References Vedder on Minimum Wage and Teen Unemployment

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was referenced in an op-ed by Stephen Moore in the Washington Examiner on “Why not boost teen employment with a training wage?” This is the time of year when teenagers scramble to land a summer job, but many states […]

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June 25, 2014 at 9:04 amFaculty in the News In the News

Alum with Economics Minor Named VP at Bank of North Carolina

The Davidson County, NC,  Dispatch reports that Ohio University alum Matthew Rusnak ’03 has been named Vice President, Director of Compensation at the Bank of North Carolina. Rusnak minored in Economics in the College of Arts & Sciences. In his role, he will have responsibility for leading the evaluation, design […]

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June 18, 2014 at 10:34 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Economics Alum’s Earth Anatomy Company Nominated for Challenger Award

Woodworking Network notes that a product produced by Ohio University alum Josh Morgan’s company has been nominated for a Challengers Award, with the winners to be announced in August. Morgan is co-founder and partner of Earth Anatomy, a global supplier of sustainable building products. Morgan, who earned B.A. in Economics from […]

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June 17, 2014 at 9:18 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Vedder Discusses Obama Executive Order on Student Loans with PBS’s Gwen Ifill

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, appeared on PBS Newshour’s Washington Week with Gwen Ifill on Monday, June 9, the day of President Barack Obama’s executive order to allow more borrowers to tie student loan repayments to income levels. Vedder is also Director of the […]

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June 13, 2014 at 10:18 amFaculty in the News In the News