Caitlin Zaloom is a cultural anthropologist and the author of “Indebted: How Families Make College Work at Any Cost.” She is also an associate professor at New York University, where she researches the intersection of finances, markets, and the cultures that sustain them.
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"So why is the barrier into the middle class so inaccessible? Caitlin Zaloom, author of "Indebted," tells the stories of families struggling with the financial pressures that come with trying to fund a college education. In this episode, she discusses the psychic toll of this fundamental paradox, both for those who go to college and those who don’t."
"Caitlin Zaloom, author of the disturbing new book, Indebted: How Families Make College Work at Any Cost, says student debt isn’t just taking a financial toll on parents and young adults. She says it’s taking an emotional toll, too."