Macroeconomic Perspectives on Student Debt
May 1, 2014
This seminar explores the macroeconomic and social dynamics behind the current student debt regime, and potential ways to address them through financial and budgetary reform. Questions to be address include:
Who relies most on student debt?
Why is student debt different from other kinds of debt?
What are the economic implications of financing higher education through a debt-based system?
What alternative models exist for financing higher education?