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Student debt is going up for every reason

Libby Nelson is Vox's policy editor, leading coverage of how government action and inaction shape American life. Libby has more than a decade of policy journalism experience, including at Inside Higher Ed and Politico. She joined Vox in 2014.

Brookings' David Wessel tweeted this chart from Goldman Sachs on why student debt went up. Was it because more students were going to college, because tuition was higher, or because students were taking out bigger loans? It's all of the above — in pretty equal portions.

The paper this is from is paywalled, but if I can find it I'll follow up.