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December 14, 2016

Early Childhood Programs can Yield Up to 13% Returns

Results from a new working paper by HCEO Co-director James Heckman and co-authors show that high-quality early childhood program can yield up to a 13 percent return.  “The Life-cycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program” details the costs and benefits of a long-term study of The Carolina Abecedarian Project (ABC) and the Carolina Approach to Responsive Education (CARE). 
September 28, 2016

Financial Times Free Lunch Event: Skillful Economics

On Wednesday, June 22nd, Professor Heckman spoke about the economic importance of early childhood education at a Financial Times Free Lunch Live event in London with Martin Sandbu.
August 4, 2016

Financial Times Free Lunch event: Skilful Economics

On Wednesday, June 22nd, Professor Heckman spoke about the economic importance of early childhood education at a Financial Times Free Lunch Live event in London with Martin Sandbu.
February 25, 2016

2016 Recruitment Fair

On Wednesday, March 9th undergraduates and graduate students joined CEHD for refreshments and exciting information in Saieh Hall Lecture Room 203 to discuss how they could advance their research career at the Center for the Economics of Human Development, by learning who we are, what we do, and the various opportunities available for graduate and undergraduate students.