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Resources

Post-Conference Policy Brief

Getting Student Financing Right in the US: Lessons from Australia and England

Nicholas Barr, Bruce Chapman, Lorraine Dearden, Susan Dynarski. 2017. "Getting Student Financing Right in the US: Lessons from Australia and England." University College, London Working Paper.

http://www.edpolicy.umich.edu/publications/student-financing/

Conference Program

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Conference Presentations

Nicholas Barr, London School of Economics
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Christina Forsberg, CSN
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Bruce Chapman, Australian National University
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Achim Meyer Auf Der Heyde, DSW
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Lorraine Dearden, University College London and Institute for Fiscal Studies
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Comparative Student Loan Table

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Publications about Student Loans

England

Papers, Reports & Briefs

Nicholas Barr (2015). “Is lowering the fees cap the right policy?” London School of Economics, April 21, 2015.
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Jack Britton, Claire Crawford and Lorraine Dearden (2015). “Analysis of the higher education funding reforms announced in Summer Budget 2015.” IFS Briefing Note 174.
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Nicholas Barr (2014). “Ensuring access to university education without breaking the bank,” London School of Economics, 2014.
Description of how research influenced policies for higher education finance in England, Hungary and the EU.
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Johnston and Barr (2013). “Student loan reform, interest subsidies and costly technicalities: lessons from the UK experience,” Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2013, Vol. 35. No. 2, pp. 166-177.
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Nicholas Barr (2012). “The Higher Education White Paper: The good, the bad, the unspeakable – and the next White Paper,” Social Policy and Administration, Vol. 46, No. 5, October 2012, pp. 483–508.
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Nicholas Barr (2012). “The 2012 Report Reforms of Higher Education Finance in England,” CESifo DICE Report, February 2012.
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Haroon Chowdry, Lorraine Dearden, Alissa Goodman and Wenchao Jin (2012). “The Distributional Impact of the 2012 Higher Education Funding Reforms in England,” Fiscal Studies, Vol. 33, No. 2.
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Lorraine Dearden, E. Fitzsimons, A. Goodman and G. Kaplan (2008) “Higher Education Funding Reforms in England: The Distributional Effects and the Shifting Balance of Costs,” Economic Journal 118(526): F100–F125.
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Blogs

Nicholas Barr (2015). “University fees: how to structure a system that benefits poor students,” The Conversation, 23 October 2015.
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Nicholas Barr (2011). “Government student loan explanations ‘woeful’,” MoneySavingExpert Guest Comment, 29 July 2011.
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Nicholas Barr (2010). “Interest subsidies on student loans are the root of all evil,” The Independent, 25 March 2010
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Australia

Bruce Chapman, Tim Higgins and Joseph E. Stiglitz (2014) "Income Contingent Loans: Background," in (eds.), Income Contingent Loans: Theory, practice and prospects, Palgrave McMillan, New York: 12-29
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Bruce Chapman (2013), "Reinventing Student Loans: Paying What You Can," Solutions, Vol. 4 (5) (September/October) 48-56.
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Bruce Chapman and Yael Shavit (2010). "A better way to borrow," Inside Higher Ed, June 8, 2010.
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Bruce Chapman (2008). “The US college loan system looks odd from down under,” Harvard College Economics Review, Winter 2008, Vol II, Issue 1.
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Germany

Achim Meyer Auf Der Heyde (2016). "Restructuring Student Loans: Lessons from Abroad - Study financing in Germany," Deutches Studentwerk, June 2016.
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Achim Meyer Auf Der Heyde (2016). “Students’ resources in Germany – especially public funding.” Deutches Studentwerk presentation, 03 June 2015.
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Achim Meyer Auf Der Heyde (2015). “The Studentenwerke in Germany – services for students in higher education.” Korea Student Aid Foundation presentation, 06 March 2015.
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Sweden

Christina Forsberg (2016). “Swedish student financial support,” CSN Report, June 2016.
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Christina Forsberg (2016). “Repayment of student loans,” CSN Abstract, June 2016.
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Christina Forsberg (2016). “The Swedish education system – higher education,” CSN Abstract, June 2016.
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Christina Forsberg (2016). “The Swedish student financial support,” CSN Abstract, June 2016.
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Christina Forsberg (2016). “Necessities and future challenges of student aid systems,” CSN Abstract, June 2016.
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United States

Papers, Reports & Briefs

Susan M. Dynarski (2016). “How to – and not to – manage student debt.” The Milken Institute Review, Second Quarter 2016 issue, May 2016.
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Susan M. Dynarski and Judith Scott-Clayton (2016). “Tax benefits for college attendance,” Education Policy Initiative Working Paper Series, 2016.
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Matthew M. Chingos (2016). “Who would benefit most from free college?” Brookings Evidence Speaks, 2016.
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Matthew M. Chingos (2016). “Jeb Bush's student loan plan should outlive his campaign,” Brookings Evidence Speaks, 2016.
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Susan M. Dynarski (2014). “An economist’s perspective on student loans,” Education Policy Initiative Working Paper Series, 2014.
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Beth Akers and Matthew M. Chingos (2014). “Is a student loan crisis on the horizon?” Brookings, 2014.
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Susan M. Dynarski, Mark Wiederspan (2015). "Revisiting FAFSA Simplification: Expanding Access to the IRS Data Retrieval Tool," Education Policy Initiative Policy Brief, 2015.
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EdCentr.AL (2015). “Promise and compromise: A closer look at payroll withholding for federal student loans,” New America Foundation, Young Invincibles and National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, October 2015.
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Kevin J. James (2015). “Fixing student-loan repayment,” National Affairs, Issue 25, Fall 2015.
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Kevin J. James, Andrew P. Kelly (2015). “Balancing risk and responsibility: Reforming student loan repayment,” American Enterprise Institute, November 19, 2015.
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Jason Delisle (2014). “The Hidden Student-Debt Bomb,” The Wall Street Journal, December 30, 2014.
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Susan M. Dynarski, Daniel Kreisman (2013). "Loans for Educational Opportunity: Making Borrowing Work for Today’s Students," Brookings, 2013.
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Jason Delisle and Alex Holt (2012). “Safety net or windfall? Examining changes to income-based repayment for federal student loans,” New America Foundation, October 2012.
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Blogs

Susan M. Dynarski (2016). “The dividing line between haves and have-nots in home ownership: Education, not student debt.” Brookings Evidence Speaks, May 4, 2016.
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Susan M. Dynarski (2016). “The trouble with student loans? Low earnings, not high debt,” Brookings Evidence Speaks, January 2016.
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Susan M. Dynarski (2015). “Why students with smallest debts have the larger problem,” New York Times Upshot, August 31, 2015.
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Matthew M. Chingos (2014). “Why student loan rhetoric doesn’t match the facts.” Brookings Brown Center Chalkboard Series, 2014.
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Susan M. Dynarski (2016). “What does cutting interest rates do?” Brookings Evidence Speaks, April 14, 2016.
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Matthew M. Chingos (2015). “End government profits on student loans: Shift risk and lower interest rates,” Brookings Brown Center Chalkboard Series, 2015.
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Kevin J. James (2015). “Lowering interest rates isn’t the answer,” U.S. News & World Report, March 24, 2015.
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Talks

Rohit Chopra and Susan M. Dynarski (2016). “Is there a student debt crisis? A discussion with Rohit Chopra and Susan M. Dynarski,” Education Policy Initiative public talk. March 27, 2016.
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Susan M. Dynarski (2015). “Why financial aid is broken and a simple solution to fix it,” TEDx Indianapolis, 2015.
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