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Will student loan forgiveness make college tuition go up?

Some economists argue that one-time forgiveness of student loans will create an expectation that the same thing will happen again: Loans will be forgiven in the future. And they say that expectation will drive up tuition prices.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd talks with Beth Akers, an economist specializing in higher education with the American Enterprise Institute.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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