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Student debt has been pegged as the "potential next debt bomb for the U.S." and "the next financial disaster." But is there really a student loan debt crisis? In one of this summer's most popular Brookings Cafeteria podcasts, Beth Akers discusses her own research that suggests the hype is exaggerated.
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