Post Tagged with: "Richard Vedder"

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 […]

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

Vedder Tells CNBC Need-Based Aid is Better than Tuition-Free College

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, was quoted in a Stock News Feed article headlined “51% of young Americans support tuition-free public college.” This comparison to American K-12 education is one reason that opponents have given in the past for rejecting free college initiatives. “Everyone […]

Read more ›
October 3, 2019 at 7:56 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Why Are There So Many Marginally Employed Ph.D.s In English?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Why Are There So Many Marginally Employed Ph.D.s In English?” The Chronicle of Higher Education ran two articles recently on growing unhappiness about a problem Ph.D. students in English at Columbia University face: most of […]

Read more ›
October 2, 2019 at 8:27 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | The New Campus Housing Bubble

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “The New Campus Housing Bubble.” My good friend, banker-scholar Alex Pollack of the R Street Institute, has shared with me some startling new data. High priced, comparatively luxury college student housing has been […]

Read more ›
October 2, 2019 at 8:24 amFaculty in the News In the News

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, […]

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

Windham on Vedder’s Book | ‘Comprehensive Treatment and Well-Researched Analysis’

Windham on Vedder’s Book | ‘Comprehensive Treatment and Well-Researched Analysis’

Columnist James Windham reviews a new book by Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, in a column headlined “Fixing Higher Education in America” in Education News. But upon digging into it, I was struck by its comprehensive treatment and well-researched analysis of the wide range of […]

Read more ›
September 6, 2019 at 11:25 amFaculty in the News In the News

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 […]

Read more ›
September 6, 2019 at 11:11 amFaculty in the News In the News