Despite Rising Costs, College Is Still a Good Investment
Jaison R. Abel and
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Jaison R. Abel: National Regulatory Research Institute (Ohio State University)
No 20190605, Liberty Street Economics from Federal Reserve Bank of New York
The steep increase in the cost of college has once again raised questions about whether college is ?worth it.? Our bloggers weigh the economic benefits of a bachelor?s degree against its cost to estimate the return on attending college. They find that although the rising cost of college appears to have eroded the value of a bachelor?s degree somewhat, college remains a good investment for most people who receive a degree.
Keywords: Return to College; college graduates (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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