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Beth Akers

Beth Akers

Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Author, "Game of Loans"

Akers is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, where her work focuses on the economics of higher education. Previously, she was a is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, fellow at the Brookings Institution and a staff economist with the Council of Economic Advisors under President George W. Bush. Akers is the co-author of “Game of Loans,” and author of the forthcoming book “Making College Pay: An Economist Explains How to Make a Smart Bet on Higher Education.”