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Will the next economic bust be caused by student loans?

With the U.S. economy still shaky from the collapse of the subprime mortgage industry, financial experts are warning of a similar economic threat in the student loan industry, due to spiraling debt and rising default and delinquency rates. Angela Lyons, a professor in the department of agricultural and consumer economics and director of the Center for Economic and Financial Education, is an expert in household finance, credit access and bankruptcy. Lyons, who is involved in several national and international projects related to consumer economics, spoke recently with U of I News Bureau writer Sharita Forrest. More...

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October 4, 2013

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