Frequently Asked Questions on the Lifecycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program

Research from Professor James Heckman at the University of Chicago found that investments in high-quality programs that support young children starting at birth deliver a 13% annual return—significantly higher than the 7-10% return delivered by preschool alone. Explore common questions asked of this research, including how the 13% return on investment was determined and clarifications around experiment criticisms.

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The Heckman Equation
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High-Quality Child Care & Learning
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City
Topic
Make the Case
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Academic Article