2015 Water Cooler Conference Presentation: Remarks

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 opportunity, reduce inequality and disadvantage, and boost global competitiveness. Here are his speaking remarks.

For the slides only, click here, or to watch video of the presentation, click here.