The Dual Return on Investing in Quality Early Childhood Programs View Summary

Enhancing quality early care and education can offer a win-win solution for re-mobilizing the workforce, developing an up-and-coming talent pool and increasing economic activity now and in the decades ahead. In this webinar and accompanying summary, research by expert economists at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is paired with the return on investment findings from Professor…

Heckman Equation Shareable Graphics: Make Your Case View Share Graphic

Use Heckman Equation research to make the case for high-quality ECE on your social networks, websites, presentations and other digital materials. This assortment of shareable graphics includes most-used graphics, like the Heckman Curve and 13% ROI, as well as new graphics on topics such as fadeout and mothers in the workforce.

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 recent 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 recent 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…

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 Professor Heckman’s ECE research and the key policy implications.