To boost the economy, help students first
Donald J. Trump has made bold and provocative campaign promises on taxes, trade, immigration and infrastructure. These pledges are all in service of bolstering our economic future. While we hope these initiatives will help our economic prospects, there is one important measure missing from the debate. And it could have an even more immediate and direct impact on economic growth: student debt relief.
Originally published: December 21, 2016
Author: Sheila Bair
Institution: Washington College
Published by: The New York Times