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Council of Economic Advisers (U.S.), December, 2014
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This report describes the economic returns to investments in childhood development and early education. Reviewing recent research, it is clear that early education programs in general are good investments. In the short-run, programs have been shown…
Council of Economic Advisers (U.S.), December, 2014
Executive Summary
Early childhood, beginning in infancy, is a period of profound advances in reasoning, language acquisition, and problem solving, and importantly, a child's environment can dramatically influence the degree and pace of these advances. By supporting…
Cattan Sarah, Crawford Claire, Dearden Lorraine, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
The Effective Pre-School, Primary and Secondary Education (EPPSE) project is the first large-scale British study on the effects of different pre-school experiences on children's outcomes. As part of this project, about 2,800 children were assessed…
Cattan Sarah, Crawford Claire, Dearden Lorraine, September, 2014
Executive Summary
The Effective Pre-School, Primary and Secondary Education (EPPSE) project is the first large-scale British study on the effects of different pre-school experiences on children's outcomes. It enables researchers to look at the impact of both pre-…
Montana Budget and Policy Center, September, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet discusses the economic benefits involved in quality pre-kindergarten program investment. It touches on topics such as student benefits (improved cognitive skills, reduced need for special education, and increased future earnings), as…
Andreoli Francesco, Havnes Tarjei, Lefranc Arnaud, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
This paper develops a criterion to assess equalization of opportunity that is consistent with theoretical views of equality of opportunity. We characterize inequality of opportunity as a situation where some groups in society enjoy an illegitimate…
Bartik Timothy J., September, 2014
Other
Substantial research shows that high-quality early childhood education programs have a large economic payoff. This payoff is increased earnings for former child participants, increased earnings for parents, and increased earnings for all workers…
Pil Lore, Putman Koen, Cardon Greet, De Bourdeaudhuij Ilse, Manios Yannis, Androutsos Odysseas, Lateva Mina, Iotova Violeta, Zych Kamila, Gozdz Magdalena, Gonzalez-Gil Esther M., De Miguel-Etayo Pilar, Geyer Christine, Birnbaum Julia, Annemans Lieven, August, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Overweight and obesity in children are recognized as a major health problem. The ToyBox intervention was developed with the aim of preventing obesity in pre-schoolers. Because it is increasingly important to inform policy makers not only on the…
Green Beth L., Ayoub Catherine, Bartlett Jessica Dym, Von Ende Adam, Furrer Carrie Jean, Chazan-Cohen Rachel, Vallotton Claire, Klevens Joanne, July, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The high societal and personal costs of child maltreatment make identification of effective early prevention programs a high research priority. Early Head Start (EHS), a dual generational program serving low-income families with children prenatally…
Connors-Tadros Lori, Horowitz Michelle, June, 2014
Bibliographies
This document provides selected resources on financing early care and education, focusing on financing policy, calculating costs, and financing strategy.
Montana Budget and Policy Center, May, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet discusses the cost burden of quality child care to Montana's working families, as well as the benefits of state investment in pre-kindergarten programs.
Campbell Frances A., Conti Gabriella, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Moon Seong Hyeok, Pinto Rodrigo, Pungello Elizabeth Puhn, Pan Yi, 28 March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
High-quality early childhood programs have been shown to have substantial benefits in reducing crime, raising earnings, and promoting education. Much less is known about their benefits for adult health. We report on the long-term health effects of…
Idaho Kids Count (Program), Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children, March, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Currently, Idaho does not invest in early education, except in the case of special needs children. This brief outlines how increased access to early education in Idaho would increase student achievement, strengthen communities, and save public…
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, March, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Research consistently finds that high-quality early care and education (ECE) programs promote children's school readiness and other positive outcomes. This brief describes what's known about the short- and long-term impacts of large public (i.e., at…
Havnes Tarjei, Mogstad Magne, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
We assess the case for universal child care programs in the context of a Norwegian reform which led to a large-scale expansion of subsidized child care. We use non-linear difference-in-differences methods to estimate the quantile treatment effects…