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Center for Economic & Policy Research: The Appalling Combination of Private Equity and For-Profit Colleges

Jul 09, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Center for Economic and Policy Research issued the following news release:

Private equity firms seem to be taking a page from the now-defunct for-profit Trump University. In today's CEPR Blog, researcher Hayley Brown explores what's behind private equity's increased purchase of a dwindling number of for-profit colleges.

As Brown points out, recent developments have improved the chances for private equity to exploit for-profit colleges. The Trump administration's Department of Edu...