Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sexually-transmitted debt

People who live on low incomes frequently have debts. On the one hand, this is hardly surprising — few among the poor have savings available for “rainy days”.  If the car breaks down or the furnace stops working, borrowing may … Continue reading

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PSE: Affordable for Whom

This past December, I worked with Sandy Baum, a long-time friend and co-author, on revising a paper we had originally written in 2010 on “affordability” in post-secondary education (PSE). The quotes surround “affordability” because the word is often used without … Continue reading

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