Publications

Student Loans: Effects of the Deficit Reduction Act

An analysis of the budget effects of major changes that were recently enacted in the student loan programs.   Download PDF version

Student Loans: Modeling Federal Costs

This paper uses COFFI's new financial model of student loans to illustrate the effects on the federal budget of issuing student loans directly versus guaranteeing private sector lending. Download PDF Version

Student Loans: A Budget Primer

This primer explains the basics of the two major student loan programs and of how they are accounted for on the federal budget. Download PDF Version