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Reducing the Cost of College

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Reducing the Cost of College

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Reducing the Cost of College

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College tuition seems to go in only one direction — up. But can anything be done about it? Economics professor Richard Vedder says with a few changes, a college education can be affordable again. Join NPR's Lynn Neary and her guests to examine the high cost of tuition and ways to lower the price of college.

Guests:

Richard Vedder, professor of economics at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Author of Going Broke By Degree: Why College Costs Too Much

Ronald Ehrenberg, professor of Economics at Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y. Author of Tuition rising: Why College Costs So Much