2013 report for National Center for Education Statistics examines the median federal student debt burden accrued by students who did not complete a postsecondary credential within six years.
2011 study in the Journal of Public Economics on student debt and early career choices.
2012 report from Rutgers on patterns of employment, wages and difficulties in job-finding among recent graduates.
2012 study in the Journal of Economic Perspectives on the consequences and dynamics of assuming student loan debt.
2011 report by the Pew Research Center on attitudes behind the gender gap in undergraduate enrollment and degree attainment.
2010 study in Education Economics on student debt and post-graduation choices.
2011 study from the U.S. Government Accountability Office on changes in the federal student loan program.
2010 report by the Education Trust on the relative characteristics of the for-profit school sector, including tuition costs, average student loan amounts and default rates, and graduation rates.