Increasing Student Debt Burdens: Reasons for Recent Growth and Implications for Younger Americans
2014 Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week
Monday, March 31
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Busch Student Center 253 A
Sponsored By: Economics Club
Join us as we welcome Bryan Noeth, Policy Analyst in the Center for Household Financial Stability at the Federal Reserve Bank in St. Louis to discuss a pressing issue for all college students in the United States: student debt. Aggregate student debt increased from $530 Billion to over $1 Trillion between 2007 and 2013. This represents a significant burden for younger Americans. Topics discussed will be the reasons for recent increases and implications for economic growth.
Bryan Noeth conducts primary and secondary research and policy analysis on household balance sheet issues and helps to organize conferences, round tables and other efforts. Prior to joining the Household Financial Stability team, he worked in the Research division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis as a research associate. Noeth received his bachelor's and master's degrees in economics from the University of Missouri. He is currently working on a master's degree in finance from Washington University.