Since we’re talking tuition this week, I thought I’d take an opportunity to tee off on one of the weakest arguments out there on this subject.  You know, the one that goes like this:

Higher Education is a Public Good Public Goods should be free Yay, free tuition.

There are actually two responses to this argument, one narrow and one broad.

The narrow argument is that in economic terms the first premise is wrong and hence the second and third … [ Read More ]