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Recommended Reading: IHE coverage of NBER paper and critiques

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) For those following my two recent posts about the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) working paper claiming to analyze “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education”, there are two articles I recommend for broader coverage – both … Continue reading

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One More Thing on NBER Report: Where did pre-2011 data come from?

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) Earlier today I critiqued the new National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) report on the “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education”, calling it “a hot mess that that conflates online students, enrollments, programs, institutions and uses a … Continue reading

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New NBER Study on Online Education is Deeply Flawed

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) Caroline Hoxby from Stanford University just published a working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) claiming to analyze “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education”. tl;dr This report is a hot mess that that … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: WCET Survey Report and Tony Bates Commentary

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) WCET released its survey results on the price and costs of online education last week, focusing on US higher education, and it has caused quite a stir due to the headline, first-look analysis. As Inside … Continue reading

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A response to Bloomberg article on UCLA student fees

By Phil HillMore Posts (479) Megan McArdle has an article that was published in Bloomberg this week about the growth of student fees. The setup of the article was based on a new “$4 student fee to pay for better … Continue reading

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