Research Profile

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

New thinking needed on student debt



Jonathan Wolff suggests creative thinking from HM Treasury to resolve the impending crisis of student debt. Although most will be working hard to help fund their studies - perhaps there are one or two economics students with a bit of spare time and imagination who can design a better model for the long term financing of higher education.  They may not even need the promise of a knighthood - just a sporting chance of a system that does not penalise them through future marginal tax rates. That would be a breath of fresh air. 


A version of this was printed as a letter in the Guardian