Richard K. Vedder

Ohio University - Department of Economics

Professor of Economics

Athens, OH 45701-2979

United States

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1.

Public Policy, Higher Education, and Income Inequality in the U.S.: Have We Reached Diminishing Returns

Social Philosophy and Policy 31(2): 252-280, 2015
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2015
Daniel L. Bennett and Richard K. Vedder
Baylor University and Ohio University - Department of Economics
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Income Inequality, Higher Education, Public Policy

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Technology and a Safe Workplace

Weidenbaum Center Working Paper No. PS 156
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Dec 2000
Richard K. Vedder
Ohio University - Department of Economics
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A Dynamic Analysis of Economic Freedom and Income Inequality in the 50 U.S. States: Empirical Evidence of a Parabolic Relationship

Journal of Regional Analysis & Policy 43(1): 42-55, 2013
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2013
Daniel L. Bennett and Richard K. Vedder
Baylor University and Ohio University - Department of Economics
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Economic Freedom, Inequality, Gini, Income Inequality, Economic Policy, Institutions, Public Policy, Regional Economic Analysis

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Slavery, Amenities, and Factor Price Equalization: A Note on Migration and Freedom

Explorations in Economic History, Vol. 20, p. 156, 1983
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Sep 2010
Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton and Richard K. Vedder
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Pepperdine University - Economics Department and Ohio University - Department of Economics
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Slavery, amenities, factor price equalization, black migration, emancipation

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The Profit Motive in Education: Continuing the Revolution

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, Readings 65, 2012
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 20 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2013
University of Newcastle, Ball State University, Florida State University - Department of Economics, Internationella Engelska Skolan (IES), Independent, American Enterprise Institute, Independent, Independent, Westminster Business School, Ohio University - Department of Economics, West London Free School and Independent
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Demonstrating Their Freedom: The Post-Emancipation Migration of Black Americans

Research in Economic History, Vol. 10, pp. 213-239, 1986
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Ohio University - Department of Economics, Ohio University, University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and Pepperdine University - Economics Department
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migration, black migration, mobility, economic incentives to move, regional affinity

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The Peculiar Immobility: Regional Affinity and the Postbellum Black Migrant

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Jan 2012
Philip E. Graves, Robert L. Sexton and Richard K. Vedder
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Pepperdine University - Economics Department and Ohio University - Department of Economics
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black migration, migration, amenities, wage convergence, amenities

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Right-to-Work Laws: Liberty, Prosperity, and Quality of Life

Cato Journal, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Apr 2013
Richard K. Vedder
Ohio University - Department of Economics
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right to work laws, right to work states, mimimum wage laws, economic impact, effects on migration, economic freedom