Authors

Jarrett Skorup

Director of Marketing and Communications

Jarrett Skorup is the director of marketing and communications at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. In this role, he is in charge of marketing efforts, media strategy, and overseeing … more

Dane Skorup

Dane Skorup  is a former research intern with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. more

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Subsidies per Student

Government Spending on Universities Rise, Tuition Hikes Follow

Higher education funding returns little to the state

… for these subsidies. Higher education spending does … lead to a better educated public. For example, … federal funding for higher education increased … more

College Spending Results Questioned

More money doesn't yield better results

… that do not invest in higher education will not win in … that spend more on higher education do not have … more

‘Fact Check’ on Higher Education Piece Falls Flat

State aid for colleges still wasteful

… to the well-off and educated; and 2) Many Michigan … decade,” have to pay higher taxes for universities … well-to-do? A higher education lobbying group … more

More Government Spending Equals Higher Prices

Why college costs are exploding

… Increasing federal aid for higher education, intended to make … Americans out of higher education, similar to what … a vicious cycle of higher prices and government … more

The Evidence is Clear: State Spending on Colleges is Wasteful

Michigan increases higher education spending by tens of millions

… degrees and a better-educated citizenry, which … government’s spending on higher education and the state’s … bachelor’s degree or higher while the horizontal … more

As ‘Higher Education Bubble’ Accelerates, Alternatives Emerge

… are predicting a " higher education bubble " and many … deal with the cost of higher education. In the past … more

Fix Disparities in Public University Funding in Michigan

The way the state spends $1.5 billion on higher education is unfair

… wants to base more of higher education on real performance … Universities Higher Education Spending Myths More … more

Five Reasons The Government Shouldn’t Subsidize Higher Education

… is with spending on higher education. As the Michigan Legislature … further. Requests for more higher education funding is … more

Commentary: Higher Ed Spending Myths

Higher spending does not equal more college graduates and more graduates does not equal a better economy

… more state funding for higher education is a must. But … actually spend on higher education per capita yields … be: That higher spending leads to a … more
University Revenue in Michigan

Stopping University Tuition Hikes Would Cost Nearly $3 Billion

Spending at Michigan public colleges is skyrocketing

… improving infrastructure, reducing debt or cutting taxes. Read … Policy Analyst Jarrett Skorup explain in a recent … are willing to pay higher tuition – and so far, … according to Hohman and Skorup. So what is … more