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The Student Loan Mess: How Good Intentions Created a Trillion-Dollar Problem


reviewed by Sandy Baum — August 29, 2014

coverTitle: The Student Loan Mess: How Good Intentions Created a Trillion-Dollar Problem
Author(s): Joel Best & Eric Best
Publisher: University of California Press, Los Angeles
ISBN: 0520276450, Pages: 248, Year: 2014
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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: August 29, 2014
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 17665, Date Accessed: 10/26/2014 4:30:29 AM

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  • Sandy Baum
    George Washington University
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    SANDY BAUM is a senior fellow at the Urban Institute and a research professor at the George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development. Professor Emerita of Economics at Skidmore College, Dr. Baum earned her B.A. in sociology at Bryn Mawr College, where she is currently a member of the Board of Trustees, and her Ph.D. in economics at Columbia University. She has written and spoken extensively on issues relating to college access, college pricing, student aid policy, student debt, affordability, and other aspects of higher education finance. Dr. Baum has co-authored the College Board’s annual publications Trends in Student Aid and Trends in College Pricing since 2002. She also co-authors Education Pays: The Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society. She chaired the College Board’s Rethinking Student Aid study group, which issued comprehensive proposals for reform of the federal student aid system in 2008, and the Rethinking Pell Grants study group, which issued recommendations in April 2013. She chaired a Brookings Institution study group that issued its report, Beyond Need and Merit: Strengthening State Grant Programs in May 2012, and is a member of the Board of the National Student Clearinghouse.
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