New Research
13% ROI With Birth-to-Five
New research from Professor Heckman and colleagues includes groundbreaking findings on the benefits of starting early with comprehensive, high-quality, birth-to-five early education. In this special collection you'll find the academic paper, The Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program plus a summary one-pager, frequently asked questions and social media share graphics.
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An Introduction
The Heckman Equation
Anyone looking for upstream solutions to the biggest problems facing America should look to Nobel Prize-winning University of Chicago economics professor James Heckman's work to understand the great gains to be had by investing in the early and equal development of human potential.
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Heckman 101
How to invest in early childhood development for better education, health and economic returns.
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Health Research
Quality early childhood programs have the potential to substantially improve adult health.
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