« Breakthough in the War on Drugs?—Posner | Main | The Rise in College Tuition and Student Loans-Becker »

05/12/2013

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

David Strong

Dear Professor Posner,
Your post reminds me of the work by Lessig, G Cohen, and others. Is there anyone doing quality work to shed some light on the cost of higher education over the past 50 years, the conflicts of interest, the corruption, the impacts of factors such as the federal student loan guaranty, etc. It would be interesting to understand this behavior. I am sure the work of Saez, Piketty and others would be well worth including in the analysis, as well. Just as Petrie Flom Center - G. Cohen recently held a conference on the FDA, it would be interesting to have one on higher education. I also think what you wrote equally applier to the private school scene in NYC, of which I am a product. In 1980 the tuition at places like Riverdale, and Horace Mann were $8 - 9k, now they are approaching $40k!
A fan of your work and writings, and UC alum.
David

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Become a Fan

March 2014

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31