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Brookings Mountain West Lecture: Beth Akers

When

Nov. 6, 2013, 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Auditorium

Description

Brookings Mountain West presents “Is College a Good Investment?: An Economic and Policy Analysis,” a talk by Beth Akers, fellow, Governance Studies. 

This lecture provides a theoretical framework for thinking about the financial returns on the investment in higher education degrees and will present the latest empirical finding on this question. The discussion will touch on the topics of rapid tuition inflation, for-profit colleges, student loan debt, and the potential for a fiscal crisis in the market for student loans.   

Admission Information

This lecture is free and open to the public. No reservation or ticket required.

Contact Information

Name: Bill Brown
Office: Brookings Mountain West
Phone: 702-895-0091
E-mail: william.brown@unlv.edu