According to an article published on BusinessInsider.com, there has been an 812% increase in the cost of College Textbooks since 1978. That's phenomenal, outrunning CPI by a shocking 600% plus. As quoted in the BusinessInsider.com article "Professor Mark Perry of Carpe Diem blog has been following this bubble closely". You can check out Mark's analysis in the full article from BusinessInsider. Continue Reading about 812% Rise in Textbook Prices says BusinessInsider.com
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1/3 of Seniors and 1/4 of Freshman Can't Afford Textbooks According to a study, 1/3 of College Students are not buying Textbooks for their classes because they cannot afford to buy them. That can't be good for their grades. We know that the cost of going to College is getting beyond the reach of many. Some people are spending upward of $1500 on textbooks per year and finding that some of Continue Reading about College Students not buying Textbooks!