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A New Cost-Benefit and Rate of Return Analysis for the Perry Preschool Program: A Summary

James J. Heckman, Seong Hyeok Moon, Rodrigo Pinto, Peter Savelyev, Adam Yavitz

NBER Working Paper No. 16180
Issued in July 2010
NBER Program(s):   CH   ED

This paper summarizes our recent work on the rate of return and cost-benefit ratio of an influential early childhood program.

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w16180

Published: “The Rate of the Return to the HighScope Perry Preschool Program,” (with S. H. Moon, R. Pinto, P. A. Savelyev, A. Yavitz). Journal of Public Economics , 94 : 114–128, (2010).

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