Cognitive Skills Are Not Enough Watch Video
This video captures a 2010 presentation Professor Heckman made in Chicago to business leaders and policymakers. Professor Heckman argues that developing early social and emotional skills is critical for creating a productive adult—countering the argument that cognitive skills matter most. An excerpt of his speech is followed by testimonials from business leaders and local policymakers…
Skills Beget Skills Watch Video
Early Education Can Boost Cognitive Development View Share Graphic
Presenting The Heckman Equation: Schools, Skills and Synapses View Presentation
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.