Post Tagged with: "economics news"

Vedder in Forbes | Collegiate Free Speech and the Federal Government

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Collegiate Free Speech And The Federal Government.” Being somewhat of a First Amendment absolutist, I was at first thrilled when I heard that President Trump was considering an executive order denying federal financial […]

Read more ›
March 4, 2019 at 5:00 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Gilded Age, Or Beginning of a Gentle Decline?

Vedder in Forbes | Gilded Age, Or Beginning of a Gentle Decline?

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Is This Higher Education’s Golden Age, Gilded Age, Or Beginning Of A Gentle Decline?” …I am worried that higher education today may more closely resemble an aged institution undergoing very slow long-term decline, […]

Read more ›
February 27, 2019 at 4:50 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder Argues That Higher Ed in U.S. Was Growing Before Morrill Act

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in an Accuracy in Academia article headlined “Was Government Intervention in Universities a Big Mistake?” On February 12, the Cato Institute held an event that focused on the history of higher education, what problems currently plague our […]

Read more ›
February 26, 2019 at 7:39 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Boys Will Be Boys — Except At Harvard

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Boys Will Be Boys — Except At Harvard.” …Harvard, which one half century ago was all men itself, thinks single sex associations are wrong and punishes kids who want to join fraternities and […]

Read more ›
February 23, 2019 at 9:03 amFaculty in the News In the News

Economics Student Named Meigs County Bicentennial Ambassador

Ohio University sophomore Grant Adams is one of four young adults selected to serve as Meigs County Bicentennial Ambassadors, reports the Daily Sentinel. Mattison Finlaw, Grant Adams, Brielle Newland and Cooper Schagel will represent the county at bicentennial and other events throughout 2019. Finlaw is a pre-med student at Marietta […]

Read more ›
February 21, 2019 at 11:20 amIn the News Students in the News

Vedder Says Lower Enrollment Has HBCUs in Trouble

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in a Forbes article headlined “Lower Enrollment Hits Higher Ed Hard, HBCUs The Hardest.” “HBCUs as a group are in trouble, no doubt about it,” said Richard Vedder, professor emeritus at Ohio University. “Enrollments have fallen substantially and […]

Read more ›
February 11, 2019 at 8:22 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Contretemps over Colleges And Income Mobility

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, authored a column in Forbes headlined “Colleges And Income Mobility: Undermatched, Overmatched And More.” A potential academic contretemps between some giants in the economics profession has emerged relating to the issue of the role that colleges play in promoting inter-generational […]

Read more ›
February 7, 2019 at 1:45 pmFaculty in the News In the News