Should Government Subsidize Higher Education?

When it comes to agricultural subsidies, scholars line up to criticize. They point out that these government funds cause overproduction and waste, that they stifle innovation, and that they are unfair, since lower-income taxpayers are forced to contribute to wealthier individuals. But on the subject of subsidies to academia, scholars are noticeably silent. They are […]

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Is Higher Ed Losing Value?

Is the widespread push for everyone to go to college turning into a problem for higher education itself? A college education is often pushed as the cure-all for getting better employment, but the benefit is not as good as it once was. On top of that, the graduates being turned out of colleges apparently do […]

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