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Toward Strengthening Texas Public Higher Education: 10 Areas of Reform
by Thomas K. Lindsay (with contributions from Richard Vedder, Richard Bishirjian, and Harry Stille)

12 Inconvenient Truths About American Higher Education
by Richard Vedder

An Analysis of the University of Nebraska System
by Richard Vedder, Jonathan Robe, and Christopher Denhart

Accreditation

The Inmates Running the Asylum? An Analysis of Higher Education Accreditation
by Andrew Gillen, Daniel Bennett and Richard Vedder

Administrative Costs

Trends in the Higher Education Labor Force
by Daniel L. Bennett

Athletics

Funding the Arms Race: A Case Study of Student Athletic Fees
by Matthew Denhart and David Ridpath

Intercollegiate Athletics Subsidies: A Regressive Tax
by Matthew Denhart and Richard Vedder

The Academics Athletics Trade-off
by Matthew Denhart, Robert Villwock and Richard Vedder

College Costs

Why are Recent College Graduates Underemployed?
by Richard Vedder, Christopher Denhart, and Jonathan Robe

Toward Strengthening Texas Public Higher Education: 10 Areas of Reform
by Thomas K. Lindsay (with contributions from Richard Vedder, Richard Bishirjian, and Harry Stille)

12 Inconvenient Truths About American Higher Education
by Richard Vedder

Introducing Bennett Hypothesis 2.0
by Andrew Gillen

Cost Versus Enrollment Bubbles
by Richard Vedder and Andrew Gillen (sub req’d)

Measuring College Affordability
by Robert E. Martin and Andrew Gillen

Who Subsidizes Whom? An Analysis of Educational Costs and Revenues
by Andrew Gillen, Matthew Denhart and Jonathan Robe

Stop Misusing Higher Education-Specific Price Indices
by Andrew Gillen and Jonathan Robe

25 Ways to Reduce the Cost of College
by CCAP Staff (Click here for a summary of the report)

The $7,376 “Ivies”: Value-Designed Models of Undergraduate Education
by Vance Fried

A Tuition Bubble? Lessons from the Housing Bubble
by Andrew Gillen

Over Invested and Over Priced: American Higher Education Today
by Richard Vedder

Net Tuition Series

Net Tuition and Net Price Trends in the United States: 2000-09
by Andrew Gillen, Jonathan Robe and Daniel Garrett

Net Tuition in the United States
by Andrew Gillen, James Coleman and Hans Zhong

College Rankings

College Rankings: History, Criticisms and Reform
by Luke Myers and Jonathan Robe

An Outcome Based Assessment of Universities
by Richard Vedder, James Coleman, Jonathan Robe and Thomas Ruchti

Credentialing

Educational Inequality in the United States: Methodology and Historical Estimation of Education Gini Coefficients
by Daniel L. Bennett

From Wall Street to Wal-Mart: Why College Graduates Are Not Getting Good Jobs
by Richard Vedder, Christopher Denhart, Matthew Denhart, Christopher Matgouranis and Jonathan Robe

The Law of Unintended Consequences Revisited: The Case of Ricci v. DeStefano
by Richard Vedder, Matthew Denhart, Michael Malesick and Jordan Templeton

Griggs v. Duke Power: Implications for College Credentialing
by Bryan O’Keefe and Richard Vedder

The Bachelor’s Degree is Obsolete? Common Sense
by Wick Sloane

Endowments

University Endowment Reform
by Charles Miller and Lynne Munson

Federal Tax Policy Regarding Universities: Endowments and Beyond
by Richard Vedder

Faculty and Research

Literary Research: Costs and Impacts
by Mark Bauerlein

Faculty Productivity and Costs at the University of Texas at Austin: A Preliminary Analysis
by Richard Vedder, Christopher Matgouranis and Jonathan Robe

Financial Aid

Introducing Bennett Hypothesis 2.0
by Andrew Gillen

Smarter Spending: Reforming Federal Financial Aid for Higher Education
by Andrew Gillen

How College Pricing Undermines Financial Aid
by Robert E. Martin and Andrew Gillen

Financial Aid in Theory and Practice
by Andrew Gillen

For-profit Higher Education

The Profit Motive in Education: Continuing the Revolution
by Daniel L. Bennett, Adam R. Lucchesi and Richard Vedder

For-Profit Higher Education: Growth, Innovation and Regulation
by Daniel Bennett, Adam Lucchesi and Richard Vedder

For-Profit Education in the United States: A Primer
by James Coleman and Richard Vedder

Government Spending and Regulation

Introducing Bennett Hypothesis 2.0
by Andrew Gillen

Smarter Spending: Reforming Federal Financial Aid for Higher Education
by Andrew Gillen

State Studies

Toward Strengthening Texas Public Higher Education: 10 Areas of Reform
by Thomas K. Lindsay (with contributions from Richard Vedder, Richard Bishirjian, and Harry Stille)

An Analysis of the University of Nebraska System
by Richard Vedder, Jonathan Robe, and Christopher Denhart

Oklahoma Higher Education: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom
by Matthew Denhart and Christopher Matgouranis

Out-Migration: How State Spending Drives College Graduates Away
by Richard Vedder and Christopher Matgouranis

Higher Education and North Dakota’s Economic Future
by Richard Vedder, et. al.

Which Way for Higher Education in Ohio?
by Richard Vedder and Marc Kilmer

Georgia’s Higher Education System: Success or Failure?
by Richard Vedder and Jonathan Robe

Higher Education in Iowa: An External Assessment
by Richard Vedder, Matthew Denhart and Thomas Ruchti

Higher Education in Washington: An External Assessment
by Andrew Gillen and Richard Vedder

Texas’ Higher Education System: Success or Failure
by Richard Vedder and Matthew Denhart

North Carolina’s Higher Education System: Success or Failure?
by Andrew Gillen and Richard Vedder
(Read UNC’s Response to the North Carolina Study)

Michigan Higher Education: Facts and Fiction
by Richard Vedder and Matthew Denhart