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student loan bubble

Why is College So Expensive?

August 25, 2013

With millions of college students poised to return to school soon and with the job market as awful as it is, that question becomes more and more relevant.  Here’s an interesting article from the Wall Street Journal which attempts to answer that question:  fifty years of increasing government subsidies to student loan programs have all [...]

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The Ever Inflating Student Loan Bubble

August 20, 2011

A consequence of low interest rates, scatter-shot government policy, and a careless band-wagon investment effect, “bubbles” have unfortunately defined our economic trajectory since the late 1980s.  We’ve been living in the age of bubble:  the S&L bubble, the tech bubble, the oil bubble, the housing bubble, potentially a gold bubble, etc. So why not add [...]

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