College Textbooks: Enhanced Offerings Appear to Drive Recent Price Increases


Subject:
College and University Education , Textbooks

Description:
This 2005 government report considers changes in college textbook prices and what factors have contributed to these changes (such as CD-ROMs and other instructional supplements). The report notes that "in the last two decades, college textbook prices have increased at twice the rate of inflation but have followed close behind tuition increases." Includes a summary and the full text, with diagrams and charts. From the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

Publisher:
Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.gao.gov/products/GAO-05-806


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