Understanding College Costs


College tuitions have been rising at well above the rate of inflation for decades now, and no one really seems to know why. But APM Economics Editor Chris Farrell reviews a new book that gets to the bottom of this question. It’s called Why Does College Cost So Much?

Guest: Chris Farrell, Economics Editor for American Public Media and author of The New Frugality: How to Consume Less, Save More, and Live Better.

More about Why Does College Cost So Much? by Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman.