2011 study by the U.C. Berkeley and Princeton University in the Journal of Public Economics on how student debt can affect early career choices.
2012 study in the Journal of Economic Perspectives on the consequences and dynamics of assuming student loan debt.
2011 study from the U.S. Government Accountability Office on changes in the federal student loan program.
2013 report for National Center for Education Statistics examines the median federal debt burden accrued by students who did not complete their studies.
2013 study in the Review of Higher Education on relationship between engagement during college can help explain future earnings patterns.
2012 study in the Journal of College Student Development on some positive effects of off-campus work for undergraduate students.
2013 study in the Annual Review of Economics on the individual and societal consequences of low levels of financial knowledge and possible solutions.
2013 roundup of useful studies that can enhance campus-based stories and provide material for practicing knowledge-based reporting.
2012 paper from Cornell University on the disjunction between citizens who acknowledge using government social programs and the number who actually do.
2012 report from the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers on patterns of employment, wages and difficulties in job-finding among recent graduates.