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Novoa Cristina, Hamm Katie, 31 October, 2017
Other
This document discusses the economic benefits of universal preschool for four-year-olds in the United States.
Barr Andrew, Gibbs Chloe, October, 2017
Reports & Papers
Despite substantial evidence that resources and outcomes are transmitted across generations, there has been limited inquiry into the extent to which anti-poverty programs actually disrupt the cycle of bad outcomes. We explore how the effects of the…
Garcia Jorge Luis, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Leaf Duncan Ermini, Prados Maria Jose, June, 2017
Reports & Papers
This paper quantifies the experimentally evaluated life-cycle benefits of a widely implemented early childhood program targeting disadvantaged families. We join experimental data with non-experimental data using economic models to forecast its life-…
Stevens Katharine B., June, 2017
Other
This document makes a case for American business to support high-quality child care by looking at child care as a way to strengthen the workforce. It discusses the importance of education and of high-quality child care, the ways in which child care…
Stevens Katharine B., June, 2017
Executive Summary
This is a summary for a document that makes a case for American business to support high-quality child care by looking at child care as a way to strengthen the workforce. The document discusses the importance of education and of high-quality child…
Garcia Jorge Luis, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Leaf Duncan Ermini, Prados Maria Jose, 31 May, 2017
Other
This is an appendix for a study that estimates the life-cycle benefits and costs, rate of return, and benefit/cost ratio of the Carolina Abecedarian Project (ABC) and the Carolina Approach to Responsive Education (CARE).
Weyer Matt, Phillips Deborah A., Lipsey Mark W., 24 May, 2017
Multimedia
This webinar discusses consensus statements from researchers regarding preschool effects in terms of fadeout, long-term achievement, and return on investment, based on the recent policy brief published by the Brookings Institution.
Weyer Matt, Phillips Deborah A., Lipsey Mark W., 24 May, 2017
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses consensus statements from researchers regarding preschool effects in terms of fadeout, long-term achievement, and return on investment, based on the recent policy brief published by…
Garcia Jorge Luis, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Leaf Duncan Ermini, Prados Maria Jose, May, 2017
Reports & Papers
This paper quantifies the experimentally evaluated life-cycle benefits of a widely implemented early childhood program targeting disadvantaged families. We join experimental data with non-experimental data using economic models to forecast its life-…
Davis Belinda Creel, Bustamante Ali, Bronfin Melanie, Rahim Monica Candal, May, 2017
Reports & Papers
Although a wealth of research has focused on benefits for young children and local communities, less attention has been given to the benefits of quality ECE for employers and working parents. To date, we have been unable to locate Louisiana-based…
Davis Belinda Creel, Bustamante Ali, Bronfin Melanie, Rahim Monica Candal, May, 2017
Executive Summary
Although a wealth of research has focused on benefits for young children and local communities, less attention has been given to the benefits of quality ECE for employers and working parents. To date, we have been unable to locate Louisiana-based…
Herbst Chris M., April, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper analyzes the US Lanham Act of 1940, a heavily subsidized and universal child care program administered during World War II. I first estimate its impact on maternal employment using a triple-differences model. I find that employment…
Diaz Jose, February, 2017
Reports & Papers
This study demonstrates the economic value to state government and the public of investing in early care and learning (ECL) for children age 0-5 in Vermont. The analysis focuses on the potential benefits if current ECL programs were expanded to full…
Diaz Jose, February, 2017
Executive Summary
This study demonstrates the economic value to state government and the public of investing in early care and learning (ECL) for children age 0-5 in Vermont. The analysis focuses on the potential benefits if current ECL programs were expanded to full…
Wilder Research Center, February, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet presents the potential economic benefits of increasing public investment in early care and education programs in Vermont.