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The Bennett Hypothesis Turns 30: How Federal Funding Drives Tuition

Feb 5, 2018, 12:00 pm1:00 pm

In 1987, U.S. Education Secretary Bill Bennett asserted that increases in federal student aid make it possible for universities to increase tuition. In this presentation, Jenna Robinson will describe her new paper analyzing 30 years of research on that idea, which is now called “The Bennett Hypothesis.”

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This event is a Shaftesbury Society Presentation. Shaftesbury presentations are free and open to the public. Lunch is not available for purchase at the presentation. You are welcome to bring your own lunch and enjoy it during the presentation.

PARKING OPTIONS: Free parking in spots marked “LOCKE” or “VISITOR” in the JLF lot. Paid parking along Hillsborough street, in the public parking deck across the street from JLF (enter on Morgan St.), and in the public deck one block north of JLF on McDowell and Edenton streets (enter on Edenton St.)



Feb 5, 2018
12:00 pm–1:00 pm
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