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They write in interesting, understandable and concise prose.
During the first half of this wonderful book, I grew a little impatient with what seemed to me its plodding and repetitive textbook style.
Maintaining the library collection was the most expensive non-personnel educational cost of the college.
As a college board trustee you hear many theories of why college costs have been rising. You also face constant questions about what you are doing. Read morePublished 3 months ago by L. Thomas Heiser
This book is the best analysis of the state of higher education economics that I have read. I say this as a 25-year higher ed veteran who has been a grant writer, faculty member,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Randall S. Bergen
Good to understand how macro elements shape universities and colleges' price and their resources allocation.
Everyone can read it and understand
The Authors take the time to logically and soundly decompose the multi faceted problem that is college costs. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mark Sweeney
This book is an insightful read for anyone who is considered about the state of higher education in this country. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Christin
There is no question that in the U.S. the cost of college education, like the cost of health care, has grown much more quickly than inflation. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Martha E. Pollack
During the first half of this wonderful book, I grew a little impatient with what seemed to me its plodding and repetitive textbook style. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Wanda B. Red
Every parent in America is asking it. The answer offered by the authors, while credible, is not very comforting. Read morePublished on June 24, 2011 by NoVAReader
As a university professor and the father of two college graduates, I have long had some interest in the cost of a college education. Read morePublished on March 8, 2011 by Marcus Ford