The True Cost of the Student Debt Crisis

We all know that student debt now exceeds $1.5 trillion. But underneath that eye-popping figure, what is the true cost - to graduates and the economy at large? What are the economic implications? what is the impact on productivity? How does this alter education attainment? Panelists will debate the ROI of Higher Education for different groups of students, how we tackle this growing crisis, and why we should.

Moderator: Scott Smallwood


Femi Adebogun

Will Sealy

Beth Akers

Marc Boxser

Martha Laboissiere