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From the Chair: Can You Talk to Students About Careers?

Dr. William Shambora

By William Shambora, Department Chair, Ohio University Economics Department Introductory Economics has not changed a whole lot since I took it back in 1969. We still teach supply and demand with graphical curves that meet at some mysterious equilibrium point. However, the field of economics has evolved, the world economy […]

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July 26, 2016 at 3:06 pmUncategorized

CLJC Spotlights Economics Alum | Minichello Practices Civil Litigation in Chicago

Dennis Minichello

Center for Law, Justice & Culture Alumni Spotlight Ohio University alum Dennis Minichello is currently a shareholder in the Chicago law firm of Marwedel, Minichello & Reeb, P.C.  He earned a B.A. and M.A. in 1974 in Economics from Ohio University and a J.D. in 1978 from Northwestern University. He was […]

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February 1, 2016 at 2:16 pmAlumni News

Forbes: Economics Undergrads Correlate Tuition and Graduation Rates

Three Ohio University undergraduates authored a column in Forbes on “Schools Charging by the Credit Hour Have Lower Graduation Rates.” The trio—Rob Hammer, David Holman, and Sam Kissinger—are undergraduates at Ohio University and work as research associates at the Center for College Affordability and Productivity. Hammer and Kissinger are Economics […]

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December 23, 2015 at 4:44 pmIn the News Students in the News

Vedder Authors Forbes Column on ‘Clueless Governance’

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, authored a Forbes column on “Clueless Governance: The Public Agenda Report.” The Public Agenda (a nonpartisan organization that provides useful perspectives on public policy issues) has issued a great new […]

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December 11, 2015 at 1:38 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Economics Alum Discusses Benchmarking Company Growth to GDP

Robert Fry

“There are two main reasons why gross domestic product might not be a good benchmark for your company’s volume growth,” writes alum Robert Fry in a column on “Economic Outlook | Growing with GDP … or Not.” Fry earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College. […]

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November 25, 2015 at 1:44 pmAlumni in the News In the News

Economics Alum Named to Community Board in Maryland

An Ohio University Economics alum, Scot Millen, is one of five new board members announced by the Community Foundation of Howard County, which raises, manages and distributes funds to support Howard County, MD, nonprofits, reports citybizlist. Scot Millen is the director of investments for Brightworks Wealth Management in Columbia, which […]

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October 2, 2015 at 3:02 pmAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Vedder Describes Five Ways that ‘Adults’ are Putting Students’ Future at Risk

Dr. Richard Vedder

Watch Vedder’s Café Conversation on A&S TV. Dr. Richard Vedder, Professor Emeritus of Economics and Director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity, made his Sept. 30 presentation on Capitol Hill half an hour early so he could catch a plane back to Ohio University to talk with students […]

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October 1, 2015 at 9:22 amNews