Mark Perry is concurrently a scholar at AEI and a professor of economics and finance at the University of Michigan's Flint campus.
Over the past few years, he has written a number of interesting articles tracking the alarming rise of college textbook prices. His latest article, published this week, disects the era of $400 textbooks and lists the 15 most expensive textbooks at the University of Michigan-Flint. Here’s the link.
In this article, Mr. Perry updates charts illustrating how the cost of college textbooks is outpacing the national Consumer Price Index as well as recreational book prices: