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Volume 2, Issue 4 (Sep 2005)


Does College Still Pay?

Lisa Barrow
  • 1Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
/ Cecilia Elena Rouse
  • 2Princeton University
Published Online: 2005-09-20 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1553-3832.1097

Since the mid-1990s college tuition costs have risen quickly while the rate of increase in the value of education has slowed considerably. Cecilia Rouse and Lisa Barrow explore the reasons and ask if college remains a good investment.

Keywords: Returns to education; College education

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Published Online: 2005-09-20

Citation Information: The Economists' Voice, ISSN (Online) 1553-3832, DOI: https://doi.org/10.2202/1553-3832.1097.

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