Publication | February 5, 2020

Rising Student Debt and the 2020 Election

Author: James Kvaal and Jessica Thompson

While nearly every presidential candidate in the primary race has a proposal to transform the federal investment in college affordability, a new TICAS policy brief released in partnership with the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New Hampshire found there is great variation among candidates, and this analysis explores the challenge of college affordability and summarizes the proposals to address it.