Learning and Earning: The Impact of Taxation in the Higher Education Debates

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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Jun 13, 2013

This study finds that public funding for postsecondary education is repaid many times over by graduates in the form of higher personal income taxes paid on the income they earn. In addition, it demonstrates that the claim that subsidized tuition is an unfair, regressive income transfer from lower-income families to middle- and upper-income families is simply not true.