Beth Akers
Beth Akers

Beth Akers is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and an expert in labor economics and the economics of higher education. Previously, she was a fellow at the Brookings Institution and a staff economist with the Council of Economic Advisers. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Bloomberg, Quartz, Newsweek, and The Hill, and she has appeared on CNBC, ABC News, Bloomberg TV, and C-SPAN. Akers is the co-author of Game of Loans: The Rhetoric and Reality of Student Debt.

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Making College Pay Cover
Author: Beth Akers
Release Date: May 18, 2021
A leading economist makes the case that college is still a smart investment, and reveals how to increase the odds of your degree paying off.The cost of college makes for frightening headlines and politics. The outstanding balance of student loans is ...
Making College Pay Cover