The new era of the $400 college textbook, which is part of the unsustainable higher education bubble - AEI | Carpe Diem Blog » AEIdeas 2015-11-01


" ... A new milestone must have been established recently – we’re now officially in a new era of the $400 new college textbook and the $300 used college textbook, see graphic above showing the top 15 most expensive textbooks at the University of Michigan-Flint based on a new unpublished report by Matthew Wolverton, an electronic resource management librarian at the Thompson Library (UM-Flint’s library). The graphic below shows the most expensive college textbooks by discipline at UM-Flint, based on the average price of new textbooks for each discipline in winter 2015 semester ..."


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11/01/2015, 08:52

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11/01/2015, 03:52