Many popular approaches to forgiving student debt are highly regressive, says Chicago Booth’s Constantine Yannelis.
Blanket loan forgiveness would chiefly benefit high earners.
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Chicago Booth’s Constantine Yannelis joins hosts Luigi Zingales and Bethany McLean to discuss the popular policy topic of student-debt relief in the United States.
Tying repayments to income could provide more-targeted relief.