The Productivity Argument for Investing in Young Children
James J. Heckman
University of Chicago - Department of Economics; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); American Bar Foundation; Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA); CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)
Dimitriy V. Masterov
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
NBER Working Paper No. w13016
This paper presents a productivity argument for investing in disadvantaged young children. For such investment, there is no equity-efficiency tradeoff.
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Date posted: April 6, 2007
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