- October 1st, 2012: Development Economics at Marginal Revolution University
- September 28th, 2012: US Department of Ed. releases 3 year student loan default rates
- Some thoughts on Coursera
- Dropout Nation (PBS Frontline) Aired September 25th, 2012
- September 19th, 2012: Coursera adds 17 more university partners
- Learn some Development Econ. at Marginal Revolution University tinyurl.com/8h4wuoz #MRUDevEcon 8 months ago
- Some thoughts on Coursera bit.ly/QzgBad 8 months ago
- Check out Frontline's Dropout Nation bit.ly/QrNuFP 8 months ago
Tag Archives: Student Debt
Congress voted today to freeze interest rates on federally subsidized student loans. The interest rates, which were scheduled to jump to 6.8% this Sunday will remain at 3.4% for the next academic year. The votes were as follows: 373 to … Continue reading
For those of you interested in the student loan debate. Check out this blog.
An article from the Standard Examiner explains why maintaining low interest rates on student loans will not solve the problem. Read the full thing here. Artificially reducing the interest rate by half is costing the federal government billions of dollars … Continue reading
Read the full article here – via the New York Times Luigi Zingales, professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business offers up a less palatable way of financing higher education: To avoid the next credit bubble and … Continue reading
So what might happen if you decide not to go to college? Income-wise, Chris is at about the same level as the subset of his college-grad friends who are employed. Asset/liability wise he is well ahead of the pack. Another … Continue reading
Two posts by professors at the University of Chicago. One by Gary Becker (economist) and one by Richard Posner (jurist, legal theorist and economist). From their joint blog.
‘Full Disclosure for Student Borrowers’: An editorial from the New York Times following up on last week’s cover story. Read it here - via the New York Times Tech and Learning:Justin Reich gives his thoughts on how technology will help lead the way out of … Continue reading