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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

April 2007

NBER Working Paper No. w13016

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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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Heckman, James J. and Masterov, Dimitriy V., The Productivity Argument for Investing in Young Children (April 2007). NBER Working Paper No. w13016. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=978407

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