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Designing Higher Education Risk-Sharing Proposals

Evaluating Choices and Tradeoffs

Posted: May 22, 2017
Authors: Lindsay Ahlman, Debbie Cochrane, Jessica Thompson, Beth Akers, Kristin Blagg Matthew Chingos, Nicholas W. Hillman, Jorge Klor de Alva, Mark Schneider, Ben Miller, CJ Libassi, Barmak Nassirian Thomas L. Harnisch, Douglas A. Webber
Organizations: The Institute for College Access and Success, Manhattan Institute, Urban Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nexus Research and Policy Center, Center for American Progress, American Association of State Colleges and Universities

Risk sharing ensures that institutions—not just students and taxpayers—share the burden when students default on loans. The Center for American Progress offers a series of white papers on the topic of higher education risk-sharing.

A Risk-Sharing Model to Align Incentives and Improve Student Performance

A Flexible Risk Retention Model for Federal Student Loans

Designing and Assessing Risk-Sharing Models for Federal Student Aid

Getting Risk Sharing Right

Sharing the Risk

Risk-sharing: An efficient mechanism for funding student loan safety nets

Risk-Sharing and Student Loan Policy: Consequences for Students and Institutions

A new approach to college accountability

Designing Higher Education Risk-Sharing Proposals