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Why Does College Cost So Damn Much?

The brilliant Ohio University Economics Professor Richard Vedder explains:

To summarize: Government makes money too easily accessible for students, and very few 18 year olds are actually prepared for college-level material. And state which spend more on higher education actually see a decrease in economic growth!

Higher Education Funding- Cut It!

With the new state budget cutting $170,000,000 from higher education and “thawing” the tuition freeze, it is important to remember that cutting funding for higher education, on a state and federal level, is a good thing as pumping in money to the system creates artificial demand from people who probably aren’t smart enough for college-level material, which drives up prices:

Ohio University Economics Professor Richard Vedder, a hero of mine, has written extensively about this.

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