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HeadLocke No. 49: Harder-working students, faculty could help cut college costs

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HeadLocke No. 49: Harder-working students, faculty could help cut college costs

 
 
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A recent Wall Street Journal op-ed carried the provocative headline “College wouldn’t cost so much if students and faculty worked harder.” The author associated with that column, Richard Vedder, is distinguished professor of economics emeritus at Ohio University and senior fellow at the Independent Institute. He’s author of the forthcoming book Restoring the Promise: Higher Education in America. Mitch Kokai and John Locke Foundation President and CEO Kory Swanson chat with Vedder about his latest work.

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