Malcolm Getz

Professor of Economics at Vanderbilt University

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Professor of Economics at Vanderbilt University and author of Investing in College: A Guide for the Perplexed

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Education Secretary Margaret Spelling heads to Capitol Hill tomorrow  to answer questions about student loans .  With tuitions rising toward $50,000 a year at top institutions, student…

The Growing Scandal in Student Loans

Education Secretary Margaret Spelling heads to Capitol Hill tomorrow to answer questions about student loans .  With tuitions rising toward $50,000 a year at top institutions, student…

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