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Student loan market regulation, the urgency of reform

Jun 13, 2014
"Remember the Problems with Mortgage Defaults? They're Coming Back with Student Loans," writes Professor Susan Dynarski in The Upshot, The New York Times' curated blog on politics, policy, and economics. "The parallels with the mortgage crisis are...

Wolfers' research cited in NYT The Upshot column

May 23, 2014
"An indirect path to accuracy in election polling," a May 21 article by David Leonhardt for the New York Times' recently launched blog, The Upshot, cites work by Ford School Professor Justin Wolfers. Writing on Congressman Charles Rangel's...