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Community College Economics for Policymakers: The One Big Fact and the One Big Myth - Policymaking has been impaired by neglect of the fact that economic returns to college are high and by acceptance of the myth that the college affordability crisis is actually an efficiency crisis caused by wasteful spending by colleges, the authors argue. Enhancing quality at colleges will increase spending but can increase efficiency as well. (Clive Belfield and Davis Jenkins, Community College Resource Center, January 2014)...

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