The Education Exchange: Are Colleges Failing to Adapt to 21st Century Realities?

Students are quick to respond to shifting labor markets, but universities are slow to supply the courses they need

Photo of Jacob LightJacob Light, a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at Stanford University, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Light’s latest paper, which examines how quickly universities react in creating new courses and making popular courses available, based on the needs of students.

Light’s paper, “Student Demand and the Supply of College Courses,” is available now.

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