The ABCs of Improving Health Outcomes with Early Childhood Development View Presentation

This presentation explains the research from economist James Heckman and colleagues showing that quality early childhood programs that incorporate health and nutrition help prevent chronic disease. Findings reveal substantially better health in the mid-30s with a lower prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, such as stroke and diabetes.

Human Development is Economic Development View Presentation

A 2016, 22-slide presentation by Professor Heckman to the Larger Community Foundations Conference. This presentation offers evidence-based research to support bringing together stakeholders from across health, education, economic development, criminal justice and political parties to reduce inequality, increase human capital and foster economic vitality.

The Dynamics of Capability Formation Presentation View Presentation

Professor Heckman was invited to speak at the HDCA 2015 Conference as the keynote speaker for the Amartya Sen Lecture. The presentation offered recent research on the economics of creating flourishing lives, discussing the importance of cognitive skills, character skills and health.

2015 Water Cooler Conference Presentation: Remarks View Presentation

On March 23, 2015, Professor Heckman gave the keynote address at the 7th Annual Early Learning Water Cooler Conference in Sacramento. Drawing on new and longitudinal research, Professor Heckman made the case for refocusing public policy on cost-efficient evidence-based investments in young children and families to reap significant social and economic benefits, promote growth and…

2015 Water Cooler Conference Presentation: Slides View Presentation

On March 23, 2015, Professor Heckman gave the keynote address at the 7th Annual Early Learning Water Cooler Conference in Sacramento. Drawing on new and longitudinal research, Professor Heckman made the case for refocusing public policy on cost-efficient evidence-based investments in young children and families to reap significant social and economic benefits, promote growth and…

Slide Presentation: The ABCs of Improving Health Outcomes with Early Childhood Development View Presentation

New research from economist James Heckman and colleagues shows that quality early childhood programs that incorporate health and nutrition help prevent chronic disease. Findings reveal substantially better health in the mid-30s with a lower prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, such as stroke and diabetes. Use this slide presentation to communicate these…

Business Leader Training Deck View Presentation

This presentation was created by The Heckman Equation as a resource for business leaders and early childhood education advocates. It was presented at the 2013 Pennsylvania Economic Summit on Early Childhood Investment by Rich Neimand.