Episode 573: Why Textbook Prices Keep Climbing : Planet Money Prices of new textbooks have been going up like crazy — faster than food, cars, even healthcare. On today's show: why textbooks have gotten so expensive.
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Episode 573: Why Textbook Prices Keep Climbing

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Prices of new textbooks have been going up like crazy. Faster than clothing, food, cars, and even healthcare.

Listeners have been asking for years why textbooks are getting so expensive. On today's show, we actually find an answer.

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