2015 Water Cooler Conference Presentation

On March 23, 2015, Professor Heckman gave the keynote address at the annual California Early Learning Water Cooler Conference, hosted by the Advancement Project. 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.

Read or download Professor Heckman’s remarks or slides from this presentation here.