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Bound and Turner say larger college-age cohorts lead to lower per-student spending and reduced graduation rates

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"Why College Supply Matters" - New York Times. 02/27/2014.

John Bound and Sarah Turner's work on how cohort crowding affects undergraduate graduation rates is cited in this column on the supply-side problem of educational attainment.

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Researchers:

John Bound
Sarah E. Turner

More Media Coverage:

Washington Post. Evan Soltas' Wonkbook. 2/28/2014.

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