The reason college tuition and fees have exploded the past 2 decades is because of the availability of cheap and easy loans backed by the government. When everyone and anyone can get $100k loans for college tuition, what else would you expect?Oh, wait. I wrote that. I've been ranting about it for years.
Next bubble to pop: Think tanks with lots of highly paid "fellows" who state their opinions on the painfully obvious, usually long after those of us in the real world know what's going on.