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Vedder in NYT: ‘Walton … Looked at China as a Source of Low-Cost Goods’

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in an article originally appearing in the New York Times headlined “‘Catastrophic,’ ‘Cataclysmic’: Trump’s Tariff Threat Has Retailers Sounding Alarm.” As China grew into its position as the world’s workshop, Walmart prospered with it, said Richard Vedder, […]

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September 30, 2019 at 8:18 amFaculty in the News In the News

Boyd in The Hill: U.S.-Mexico Border Situation Is Opportunity, Not Crisis

Dr. Roy Boyd

Dr. Roy Boyd, Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, co-authored a column in The Hill headlined “The US-Mexico border situation is an opportunity, not a ‘crisis.’” Heated references to a “crisis” at the U.S. southern border and calls for massive deportations of undocumented Mexican immigrants aren’t new. Driven by […]

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September 27, 2019 at 2:07 pmFaculty in the News In the News

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