Journals Higher Education



17 November 2010

304 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199744503

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Why Does College Cost So Much?

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

  • Examines higher education as an industry that functions much like other industries, rather than as a singular exception
  • The broader view uncovers similar cost behavior in many other industries and requires an explanation that covers other industries as well as higher education
  • The topic of the cost of higher education is of great general interest

New to this Edition:

  • A new preface places the book in the current climate of debate over the rising costs of college and explains how the authors feel about recent developments in higher education

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