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Using Behavioral Insights to Increase Parental Engagement: The Parents and Children Together (PACT) Intervention

Susan E. Mayer, Ariel Kalil, Philip Oreopoulos, Sebastian Gallegos

NBER Working Paper No. 21602
Issued in October 2015

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The authors gratefully acknowledge financial support from the Center for Human Potential and Public Policy and the Harpel Initiative at the University of Chicago and from an anonymous foundation. The authors would like to thank André Richter and Martin Eckhoff Andresen and other members of the Behavioral Insights and Parenting Lab Ph.D. workshop for helpful comments as well as Keri Lintz and Jill Gandhi for their contributions to the study design and fieldwork. This study was registered in the American Economic Association Registry for randomized control trials under Trial number 804. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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