Critical Value #34 The Gathering Storm of Student Loans
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June 26, 2019

It’s no secret that our nation’s total student loan debt has grown exponentially in recent years. Why is overall debt increasing? When is taking on student loan debt a good idea? And what are some emerging proposals to fix our growing debt balance? Host Justin Milner talks with Urban Institute researcher Matt Chingos about the balance of access to higher education and risk that comes with student loan borrowing.

Research Areas Education
Tags Paying for college
Policy Centers Center on Education Data and Policy