The Rising Cost of College: Tuition, Financial Aid, and Price Discrimination (Page One Economics Classroom Edition)

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The cost of a college education seems to be skyrocketing—but is it really? Learn about the concept of price discrimination and how it affects college costs.

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Audience:   High School, Consumers, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   AP, Economics
Resource Types:   Publications, Newsletter, Lessons
Concepts:   Paying for College, Human Capital
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