Learn Now, Pay Later: A History of Income-Contingent Student Loans in the United States

@article{Shireman2017LearnNP,
  title={Learn Now, Pay Later: A History of Income-Contingent Student Loans in the United States},
  author={R. Shireman},
  journal={The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  year={2017},
  volume={671},
  pages={184 - 201}
}
  • R. Shireman
  • Published 2017
  • Sociology
  • The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
  • The idea of financing higher education with the income that comes afterward has been formally proposed and implemented in the United States, in various permutations, since at least 1971. The attractiveness of the concept is exemplified by the political diversity of its proponents, ranging from Senator Ted Kennedy to President Ronald Reagan, and from presidential candidates Michael Dukakis (Democratic governor who ran in 1988) to Jeb Bush (Republican former governor who ran in 2016). This… CONTINUE READING
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