- 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
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Tag Archives: Tuition
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
From StrategyProfs.net. Via Marginal Revolution. “By now, you may be getting sick of reading articles and blog posts about the crisis in higher education. This post is different. It proposes an explanation of why students have been willing to pay more and more for … 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
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.
Last week, TheEdRev along with many, many others buzzed about Harvard MBA student, Joe Mihalic, and how he managed to pay off $90,000 of student debt in under a year. In just a day, his blog ‘No More Harvard Debt‘ went … Continue reading
Peter Thiel tells students to “Think hard about going to college.” The co-founder of Pay Pal has started a program for young entrepreneurs. He grants his 20 under 20 $100,000 to skip college and dive straight into business building instead. Watch … Continue reading
See the entire thing here - via BusinessInsider.com
He essentially reiterates what Steve Eisman said a year ago, but still worth a read. The Coming Meltdown in College Education & Why The Economy Won’t Get Better Any Time Soon.