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June 25, 2018

Collaborative Research Between CEHD and IESR at Jinan University, China, Will Explore Human Flourishing

The Center for the Economics of Human Development (CEHD) at The University of Chicago and the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR) at Jinan University are partnering on collaborative research exploring human flourishing.
January 24, 2018

CEHD Director James J. Heckman Shares Advice on Early Childhood Development

Professor James J. Heckman recently spoke to the Financial Times regarding his findings on early childhood development. He told FT that evidence shows that many early childhood programs “are not as powerful as some people had hoped.”
January 10, 2018

Professor Heckman on Financial Times’ Alphachat Podcast

How do skills affect outcomes? How can we foster skills most efficiently? Learn the answers to these questions and more as the Center’s director James J. Heckman is interviewed by¬†Alexandra Scaggs of the Financial Times.
January 3, 2018

Steven Durlauf Receives Named Professorship at the University of Chicago

CEHD Associate Director Steven N. Durlauf has been named the Steans Family Professor in Educational Policy at the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy.