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Friday, May 26, 2017
Lawmakers Show Sympathy for Trump Plan to Squeeze Research Costs
The Chronicle of Higher Education Paul Basken
May 25, 2017
When the Ohio University economist Richard Vedder thinks of his counterparts at Harvard, he sees more than just a great research university. He sees shiny marble floors. Such high-end decor is a signal, Mr. Vedder told lawmakers Wednesday on Capitol Hill, that the federal government spends too much money on the extraneous costs surrounding university research.