Shareable Graphics: Gender Differences in the Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program View Share Graphic

These graphics highlight key research takeaways in the Gender Differences in the Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program paper. As with most early childhood studies, they find that quality early childhood education benefits low-income children, but they also find significant differences by gender. Although all children benefit most from high quality care, girls show some…

Shareable Graphics: Lifecycle Benefit an Influential Early Childhood Program View Share Graphic

These shareable graphics highlight key takeaways of Professor Heckman’s latest research, “The Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program.” The research shows that high-quality birth-to-five programs for disadvantaged children can deliver a 13% per year return on investment—a rate substantially higher than the 7-10% return previously established for preschool programs serving 3- to 4-year-olds.…

An Analysis of the Memphis Nurse-Family Partnership Program View Academic Paper

Professor Heckman’s latest research is a critical analysis of the Memphis Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program. This research puts a widely-known voluntary home visiting program through its most rigorous analysis to date and finds short- and long-term impacts for mothers and their children. Select download to review the full academic paper.