Tag Archive for student loans

Student Loans and Incentives …

Wonderful piece from Glenn Reynolds. Incentives matter. Definitely click through. What’s Really ‘Immoral’ About Student Loans – WSJ.com: “… more than 40% of full-time students at four-year institutions fail to graduate within six years. The National Center for Education Statistics reports that…

More on Student Loan Debt Forgiveness …

Fantastic, and dead-on sentiments. Enjoy the vid. Your Student Loan Shall Not Be Forgiven : The Freeman: In the world of finance, “debt forgiveness” is not the same thing as regular forgiveness, wherein the aggrieved party absolves you of guilt…

More On The Student Debt Problem

Jeff Jacoby nails it. This recent pandering is nothing more than shoring-up the young person vote for November, promising them freebies from other people’s wallets, with horrific economic policy to sweeten the deal. [ Student Loan Forgiveness Might Be The Worst…

Student Loans, Bubbles, and Misallocation of Resources

Fantastic column from Warren Mayer (of Coyote Blog fame) in Forbes on the topic. Mayer explains the problem with our subsidies for college education. Massive misallocation of resources. This is not just some philosophical or academic question. It has a…

Film: U.S. Students Can’t Compete in High-Tech World

Here’s a fair example of the problem. While students in some other countries are learning science, math, and economics … a few students at RIT in Rochester, NY are building wooden houses to help injured squirrels rehab. Undergrad tuition at…