Postsecondary Education

Increasingly, sustainable careers require education beyond high school.

However, student debt may stifle education and career opportunities for younger workers. Policymakers want to know which types of undergraduate programs—colleges and universities, community colleges, technical institutes and proprietary schools—provide the best return on investment, and how to assess costs and benefits. Upjohn researchers are contributing to this policy discussion.


Congress CARES but Private Student Loan Debt Remains Blind Spot in the COVID-19 Relief Package

April 6, 2020 · Research Highlight
This proposal urges policymakers to consider the viability of providing relief to all student borrowers by treating federal and private student debt the same.

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College grads earn less if they grew up poor

March 4, 2016 · Research Highlight

Student Loans and the Dynamics of Debt

January 1, 2015 · Research

Measuring Student Debt and its Performance

January 1, 2015 · Research