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…

Health Research Toolkit View Toolkit

Clicking the “Download” button will send a zip file to your computer’s Downloads folder. High-quality early childhood development programs can reduce chronic disease and health care costs. Benefits include lower drug use and blood pressure in males, as well as better education outcomes and higher incomes as adults. This toolkit contains resources that explain Professor…

Fadeout Toolkit View Toolkit

Clicking the “Download” button will send a zip file to your computer’s Downloads folder. Fadeout is a myth. Quality early childhood education provides persistent boosts in socio-emotional skills even if cognitive skills taper in the short-run. Gains in socio-emotional skills ultimately create better education, health and economic achievement. It’s time to focus on developing the whole child…

13% ROI Research Toolkit View Toolkit

Clicking the “Download” button will send a zip file to your computer’s Downloads folder. Professor Heckman and colleagues finds 13% ROI for comprehensive, high-quality, birth-to-five early education. This research analyzes a wide variety of life outcomes, such as health, crime, income, IQ, schooling, and the increase in a mother’s income after returning to work due…