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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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Quality early childhood programs have the potential to substantially improve adult health.
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