Preston Cooper is a fellow at the Manhattan Institute, where he focuses on the economics of higher education. He writes a regular column for Forbes.com on the economics of higher education and contributes articles on various topics to Economics21, MI’s economics portal. Cooper’s writing has also appeared in, among others, the Seattle Times, U.S. News & World Report, Washington Examiner, Fortune, and RealClearPolicy. He holds a B.A. in economics from Swarthmore College.