150. Why College Costs So Much and How to Solve the Student Loan Debt Crisis with Dr. Richard Vedder

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Friday, January 20, 2017



Episode Summary

Dr. Richard Vedder joins Adam Camac to discuss the higher education bubble, why college costs so much, and the extent of the student loan debt crisis and how to solve it.

About the Guest

Dr. Vedder is Distinguished Professor of Economics Emeritus at Ohio University and Senior Fellow at The Independent Institute. He is the Director of The Center for College Affordability and Productivity and the author of Going Broke by Degree: Why College Costs Too Much. He is also a co-author of Out of Work: Unemployment and Government in Twentieth-Century America.

You can follow his work via the website for The Center for College Affordability and Productivity and via the center’s Facebook page.

Biographical information is from ohio.edu.

Books Mentioned
1. Going Broke by Degree: Why College Costs Too Much by Richard Vedder
2. Out of Work: Unemployment and Government in Twentieth-Century America by Richard Vedder and Lowell Gallaway

Study Mentioned
1. Thirty-Six Steps: The Path to Reforming American Education by Richard Vedder

Resources Mentioned
1. The Center for College Affordability and Productivity
2. The Independent Institute

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