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University of Chicago Releases New Study Showing Economic Return From Investing In Very Young Children

University of Chicago Releases New Study Showing Economic Return From Investing In Very Young Children

April 24, 2015

The Productivity Argument for Investing in Young Children by James J. Heckman and Dimitriy V. Masterov

Abstract

This paper presents a productivity argument for investing in disadvantaged young children. For such investment, there is no equity-efficiency tradeoff.

This paper presents the case for investing more in young American children who grow up in disadvantaged environments. Read More>>