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College and Housing Bubbles

College and Housing Bubbles

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ANTONY DAVIES: To understand what’s going to be happening with the student loan bubble, it’s useful to understand first what happened with the housing bubble. To understand what happened with the housing bubble, it’s necessary to understand first how mortgage markets work. Let’s take commercial banks. Commercial banks loan money to borrowers, some of them […]

What is the Price of College?

What is the Price of College?

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Although the long-term benefits of a college education are clear, the price of tuition and other costs can be daunting for students hoping to obtain a postsecondary degree. But how much does it actually cost to go to college? And which types of colleges are the most expensive? Data from the National Center for Education […]

How college loans exploit students for profit | Sajay Samuel

How college loans exploit students for profit | Sajay Samuel

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Today 40 million Americans are indebted for their passage to the new economy. Too poor to pay their way through college, they now owe lenders more than one trillion US dollars. They do find what jobs they can get to pay off a debt that is secured on their person. In America, even a bankrupt […]

*Education Not Guaranteed: A Louisiana State University Case Study

*Education Not Guaranteed: A Louisiana State University Case Study

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How would it feel to learn your daughter, your son, your grandchild…YOUR future was compromised for the financial gain of others? What if the institution that is supposed to uphold the highest standards of education and intellectual development, instead, took advantage of its students? It’s 2008, Lehman brothers went bust and brought the national economy […]

Trevor’s Grammy Nomination & The Department of Education’s College Scorecard | The Daily Show

Trevor’s Grammy Nomination & The Department of Education’s College Scorecard | The Daily Show

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A year with so many exciting nominees and a race we’re all excited to watch. And, no, I’m not talking about the election. I’m talking about the the Grammys. Nominations for 2020 Grammy Awards are out, and there’s a new class in town. Lizzo, one of three newcomers, leads the way with eight nominations, including […]

“What’s the catch?” College professors react to Cengage Unlimited

“What’s the catch?” College professors react to Cengage Unlimited

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It seemed unbelievable. I couldn’t think like what’s the catch? Has to be a catch. What’s to catch? In terms of improving student learning, there’s no catch. It’s everything. All the books. All the materials. It’s all there. I’m looking at a student with potential and the only barrier, the inability to afford the textbook. […]

Economics of Education: Crash Course Economics #23

Economics of Education: Crash Course Economics #23

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Adriene: Welcome to Crash Course Economics, I’m Adriene Hill Jacob: and I’m Jacob Clifford. Some of you might be watching this video in school right now, but even if you’re not, you’ve probably spent a good chunk of your life getting educated. Adriene: Nearly all countries require at least some mandatory schooling and most of […]

Higher Education Is A Financial Liability (WEIRD MONEY)

Higher Education Is A Financial Liability (WEIRD MONEY)

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– Have you ever seen a rich teacher? I have this vague recollection of a teacher in elementary school driving a Corvette, and this was in the 80s, when owning a Corvette meant that you were just super cool. Unlike today, when it usually means you’re an elderly dentist with a mail order bride. Robert […]

Why Is Higher Education So Expensive? – Learn Liberty

Why Is Higher Education So Expensive? – Learn Liberty

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STUDENT 1: My student debt will, most likely, by the time I graduate, be around $80,000 at minimum. STUDENT 2: Itís really complicated. I just donít understand how we have to pay so much money to get an education, especially in America. STUDENT 3: Itís overwhelming. I’m not sure what Iím going to do with […]

Has China surpassed USA in education?

Has China surpassed USA in education?

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nowadays multiple countries compete all around the world and more aspects than just the export and import of goods and services the world has never been so accessible and thanks to this millions of people all around the world have obtained the opportunity to visit other nations the two biggest super powers in the world […]