A New Cost-Benefit and Rate of Return Analysis for the Perry Preschool Program: A Summary
This paper summarizes our recent work on the rate of return and cost-benefit ratio of an influential early childhood program.
This research was supported by the American Bar Foundation, NIH R01-HD054702, The California Endowment, The Commonwealth Foundation, The Nemours Foundation, the Buffett Early Childhood Fund, and an Anonymous Funder. The views expressed in this paper are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the funders listed here, nor of the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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