Published Articles & Media
In Choosing, and Paying for, College, Choice Has Benefits
Reviews of “Choosing College” by Michael B. Horn and Bob Moesta and “Indebted” by Caitlin Zaloom
Governance and Leadership
Inspecting the Inspector General
Should Auditors Set the Terms of Debate on Federal Education Policy?
Yes, There Really Is a Tax Break for Upper-Income Graduate Students and Congress Won’t Let it Expire
These resources would be better spent on aid that encourages students to enroll in and complete an undergraduate degree.
Lessons from Chile’s Transition to Free College
Supporters of free college proposals in the U.S. often look to Europe for case studies, but Chile may actually provide a better comparative study.
Two Student Loan Studies Everyone Missed
Perhaps these studies went widely unnoticed because they contradict popular narratives about student debt that imply the loan program ought to be more generous and lenient.
The Pell Grant Proxy: A Ubiquitous But Flawed Measure of Low-income Student Enrollment
Policymakers use the Pell Grant program to measure the share of low-income students enrolled at specific universities, but the reliability of this measure is rarely scrutinized.
Winners and Losers in President Trump’s Student Loan Plan
President Trump proposed major changes to the federal student loan program in his first budget request to Congress.
The Tangled World of Teacher Debt
Clashing rules and uncertain benefits for federal student-loan subsidies
The Disinvestment Hypothesis: Don’t Blame State Budget Cuts for Rising Tuition at Public Universities
Surprisingly, researchers and the media have demanded very little evidence before concluding that state funding cuts are causing tuition to rise.
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