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…
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.
View Professor Heckman’s slide presentation and private speaking notes from his address at the Education Writers Association National Seminar in Palo Alto, California, on May 3, 2013.
A detailed and data-rich 80-slide presentation on the need to invest in early childhood education for disadvantaged children and the value it produces in economic returns. This presentation is helpful when introducing the Heckman Equation to those who want to see the data behind the Professor Heckman’s findings.