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UMASS Economist Pens Saving State U: Fixing Public Higher Education

Economics Professor Nancy Folbre joins host Jim Madigan to discuss her concerns about the short and long-range impact of the soaring cost of public education as states cut financial support and low and middle income students find themselves struggling to afford a college education. Folbre is a contributor to the NY Times “Economix” blog and the author of “Saving State U: Fixing Public Higher Education.”