Perry Preschool: Intergenerational Effects Academic Papers View Academic Paper

Professor Heckman’s latest research on the Perry Preschoolers at midlife finds multi-generation gains for the participants and children of participants in the areas of education, health, employment and civic life. The research provides a compelling indication that early childhood education can be an effective way to break the cycle of poverty. Select download to access…

Perry Preschool: Intergenerational Effects Webinar – May 13, 2019 View Page

Research results from Professor Heckman’s newest analysis of the Perry Preschool participants reveal groundbreaking indications that targeted, high-quality investments have the power to lift multiple generations out of poverty. View a presentation of the Perry Preschool: Intergenerational Effects research from May 13, 2019, below, and access the presentation slides by clicking “Download”. Access Q &…

Perry Preschool: Intergenerational Effects Graphics View Share Graphic

These share graphics and accompanying social post copy highlight key research takeaways from Professor Heckman’s paper, Intergenerational and Intragenerational Externalities of the Perry Preschool Project. Use these graphics on your social media platforms to share the multi-generational positive impact that high-quality early childhood programs can have on families and society. Access a research summary to…

Perry Preschool: Intergenerational Effects FAQ View Page

Frequently asked questions regarding the research from Professor Heckman’s newest papers (The Perry Preschoolers at Late Midlife: A Study in Design-Specific Inference and Intergenerational and Intragenerational Externalities of the Perry Preschool Project), ranging from a deeper dive into the importance of birth-to-three programs to how the research differs from similar studies in the field. Access…

Perry Preschool: Intergenerational Effects Research Summary View Summary

Early childhood education strengthens families and can break the cycle of poverty.  Professor Heckman’s newest research looks at the life outcomes of Perry Preschool participants at midlife, as well as the outcomes of their own children. After putting the data through a series of rigorous tests, Heckman and his co-author find that the original participants…

Perry Preschool: Intergenerational Effects Toolkit View Toolkit

Clicking the “Download” button will send a zip file to your computer’s Downloads folder. Professor Heckman’s newest research looks at the life outcomes of Perry Preschool participants at midlife, as well as outcomes of their children. After putting the data through a series of rigorous tests, Heckman finds that those children who participated in the Perry…

Research Presentation for Birth-to-Three Advocates View Presentation

Professor Heckman’s research proves that starting earlier has the greatest returns. Birth-to-three advocates can use Heckman’s ROI to advance investments that begin at birth. This presentation includes a break down of Profesor Heckman’s ECE research and the key policy implications.

Social Media Content: Health outcomes of ECE programs View Page

ECE is a fundamental way to improve adult health. Childcare and early childhood education programs that include a focus on nutrition and health for children set the foundation for a heathier adult life. Research proves these programs reduce the risk for chronic disease and, ultimately, health care costs. Share the posts below with policymakers and…

Social Media Content: Difference in long-term outcomes for males and females View Page

Males and females benefit differently from high-quality, birth-to-five, comprehensive childcare and early education programs. Professor Heckman’s research explores the differences in life outcomes as they relate to college graduation rates, income, health and more. Use the posts below to make your case for investments in programs for males or females. Download related graphics by selecting…