Post Tagged with: "Richard Vedder"

George Washington University Hatchet Quotes Vedder on Housing Costs

Dr. Richard Vedder

The George Washington University Hatchet quotes Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a story headlined “Officials reduce number of housing price options for 2020-21 academic year.” Richard Vedder, an emeritus professor of economics at Ohio University, said housing and dining costs have generally been rising […]

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February 20, 2020 at 4:16 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder Does Radio Interview on ‘Restoring the Promise’ of Higher Education

Dr. Richard Vedder

  Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was interviewed by Carolina Journal Radio about his recent book, Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America. “One statistic that was already obvious when I was starting to write the book, and is even more so now, is […]

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January 31, 2020 at 4:30 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Clayton M. Christensen, R.I.P.

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Clayton M. Christensen, R.I.P.” Like many professors raised in a liberal arts tradition, I generally do not think particularly highly or reverentially of business school faculty professing to explain how businesses click, what […]

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January 29, 2020 at 8:37 amFaculty in the News In the News

Review of Vedder’s Book: ‘Current System Exacerbates Cultural Divide’

Dr. Richard Vedder

Max Eden of the Manhattan Institute reviews Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America by Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a Claremont Review of Books article headlined “Not Worth It.” Higher education is perhaps the most regressive government redistribution, providing a benefit primarily […]

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December 27, 2019 at 7:39 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder: Federal Student Loan Program Is Dysfunctional

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column for the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal headlined “New Research Shows Federal Student Aid Is Worse than We Thought.” For years I have railed against the dysfunctional federal student loan program. The availability of […]

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December 20, 2019 at 8:57 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder Quoted in Stateline on Need vs. Merit Aid

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in a Stateline story headlined “Some States Move Toward Financial Aid Based on Need Rather Than Merit.” While lawmakers can make a strong case for prioritizing equity in financial aid spending, there’s also a strong counterargument for […]

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December 12, 2019 at 10:30 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Why Do We Have Business Or Education Schools In Universities?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Why Do We Have Business Or Education Schools In Universities?” … The broader question is: should universities be sophisticated trade schools, preparing students for specific vocations? Few today, I think, question the value […]

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October 21, 2019 at 11:59 amFaculty in the News In the News