Post Tagged with: "Richard Vedder"

Vedder in Forbes | Make American Colleges Grade Again!

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Make American Colleges Grade Again!” With all the disruption of academic life and finances by Covid-19 (see my last three epistles), colleges are almost certainly going to need what the late Clayton Christensen […]

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April 2, 2020 at 4:49 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | The Flight To Quality In College Admissions

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “The Flight To Quality In College Admissions.” What explains why some colleges are desperate for students, facing enrollment declines threatening institutional survival, while other schools are not facing falling enrollments nor related budget woes? Is […]

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March 10, 2020 at 8:07 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Should We Tax English Majors But Subsidize Engineers?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Should We Tax English Majors But Subsidize Engineers?” …For example, say the average graduate of XYZ University earns $40,000 a year, but the average XYZ engineer earns $60,000 while the average sociology graduate […]

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March 6, 2020 at 1:26 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder: Our Higher Education Problem: Serious but Not Hopeless

Dr. Richard Vedder

National Review summarizes a recent talk by Dr. Richard Vedder at the Martin Center in an article headlined “Our Higher Education Problem: Serious but Not Hopeless.” Vedder is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University. First, there’s the cost issue. While prices of other services have been falling, the […]

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March 5, 2020 at 8:47 amFaculty in the News In the News

Vedder in Forbes | Are University Policy Experts Good For Society?

Dr. Richard Vedder

Dr. Richard Vedder, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Economics at Ohio University, wrote a column at Forbes headlined “Are University Policy Experts Good For Society?” … All this reminds me of a personal involvement in the policy realm. In December 2008, in the midst of the financial crisis, I testified before […]

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February 23, 2020 at 10:20 amFaculty in the News In the News

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