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The Freakonomics of UC raising tuition

I'm currently reading Freakonomics, so I was interested to see an entry on the Freakonomics blog at the New York Times' Web site about the increase in undergraduate fees at the University of California. Ian Ayres, who's also been a commentator for Marketplace, takes a contrarian point of view as Freakonomics often does, arguing for why the increase may not be such a bad thing for students.

Freakonomics Blog: Why California’s Tuition Hike Might Be a Good Thing