Thursday, July 31, 2008


Those supporting public funds for higher education typically point to the social benefits of education. But a recent study suggests college means four more years of social deviance. From a NYT article titled College Students Behaving Badly:
“College attendance is commonly associated with self-improvement and upward mobility,” Mr. Seffrin said. “Yet this research suggests that college may actually encourage, rather than deter, social deviance and risk-taking.'’
With similar results, Dr. Lawson compares the alma maters of DoL contributors with Princeton Review's list of party schools. T-Stats throught the roof.

[HT: Sarah]

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