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Study Documents Economic Impact of Federal Research Spending

April 4, 2014
The scientific research conducted at Ohio State and other universities isn't often viewed as a short-term economic stimulus program — but it does fulfill that role along with its many long-term benefits, according to new research co-authored by an Ohio State economist. In a study published this week

Gay Population – and Homophobia – May be Underestimated

January 30, 2014
Economics professors Katie Coffman and Lucas Coffman are authors of a new study showing that anti-gay sentiment is higher than we think, and current methods for assessing attitudes about sexuality are not as accurate as they should be.

Economic Growth Linked with Poor Health

January 30, 2014
Economics Professor Richard Steckel is author of a new study finding that the American surge in Type 2 diabetes in the South can be partially traced to the area’s rapid economic growth between 1950 and 1980.