Bryan O’Keefe, Richard Vedder
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Bryan O’Keefe was associate director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity until the summer of 2008. Previously, he was a researcher at the American Enterprise Institute, studying domestic politics, public opinion polling, and labor issues. His writing on labor issues have been widely published. O’Keefe, who graduated from George Washington University, is currently attending law school.
Richard Vedder is Distinguished Professor of Economics at Ohio University, a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, and director of the Center for College Affordability and Productivity. A prominent voice in current movements for reform of higher education, Vedder served on the Secretary of Education’s Commission on the Future of Higher Education and is the author of Going Broke By Degree: Why College Costs Too Much.