Document Type

Lecture

Publication Date

11-6-2013

Streaming Media

Publisher

Brookings Mountain West

Abstract

This lecture provides a theoretical framework for thinking about the financial returns on the investment in higher education degrees and will present the latest empirical finding on this question. The discussion will touch on the topics of rapid tuition inflation, for-profit colleges, student loan debt, and the potential for a fiscal crisis in the market for student loans.

Keywords

College costs; Education, Higher; Rate of return

Disciplines

Economics | Education | Higher Education

Language

English

Comments

Video File size: 147 megabytes

Attached file: 26 PowerPoint slides


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