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Richard Vedder & Christopher Denhart: How the College Bubble Will Pop

Dr. Richard Vedder and Ohio University alum Christopher Denhart published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on Jan. 8. Vedder is Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity and Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University. Denhart earned a B.S. in Economics from Ohio University’s College of […]

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Messenger: Jail Funding Analyzed by Economics Students

“The Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail has been using an ‘unfair’ payment process, according to an analysis done by Ohio University students,” Susan Tebben of the Athens Messenger wrote on Dec. 22. At a recent meeting of the Corrections Commission for Southeastern Ohio, a new plan was presented to the jail […]

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December 23, 2013 at 7:31 amIn the News Students in the News

Ohio Public Radio: Vedder on Effectiveness of Proposed Balanced Budget Amendment

An Ohio Public Radio show included comments by Dr. Richard Vedder, Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity and Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences. Listen to the report by Karen Kasler on “Effectiveness of Proposed Balanced Budget Amendment Unclear.” “We are […]

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December 5, 2013 at 11:13 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder: Stop Subsidizing Colleges’ 100-Year Debt Binge

Dr. Richard Vedder

“Stop subsidizing colleges’ 100-year debt binge,” says the headline on Dr. Richard Vedder’s Oct. 30 column from Bloomberg. Vedder is Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity and Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences. The Barack Obama administration and Congress purport to […]

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November 4, 2013 at 8:19 amFaculty in the News In the News

How the World’s Poor Live on Less Than $2 a Day

How the World’s Poor Live on Less Than $2 a Day

About 40 percent of the planet lives on $2 a day or less. How is it even possible? How do families get through a typical week or a year? Dr. Jonathan Morduch, Professor of Public Policy and Economics at New York University Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, shared lessons […]

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October 18, 2013 at 3:25 pmNews

Graduate Commencement Speaker Tells Graduates to Become a Hero

May 3, 2013 By George Mauzy Ohio University conferred more than 870 graduate degrees during its annual Graduate Commencement ceremony Friday morning in the Convocation Center. Keynote speaker Dr. Jay Ryu, the 2012 Outstanding Graduate Faculty Member, told the graduates to become heroes by following their passion. An associate professor […]

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May 27, 2013 at 10:18 amNews