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March 18, 2021

CEHD Seeks LaTex/Beamer Expert

CEHD seeks a LaTeX and Beamer expert with flexible, often short-notice availability (Central Time), with needs concentrated on weekends. The main suite of tasks focus on implementing edits to LaTeX documents obtained from handwritten comments and notes, as well as editing or creating slides (in PowerPoint or Beamer). This is an ideal arrangement for a student seeking a consistent, part-time, and long-term evening and weekend commitment.
March 22, 2021

Professor Heckman to Speak at Brazilian Academy of Sciences

On Wednesday, March 24, Professor Heckman will participate in a webinar with the Brazilian Academy of Sciences on early childhood education.
April 7, 2021

CEHD is Hiring a Research Coordinator

The Center for the Economics of Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Chicago invites applications for Research Coordinator.
July 19, 2021

Prof. Heckman’s work on the Perry Preschool Program featured in the New York Times

With free universal preschool – part of the proposed American Families Plan – “you’re creating a ladder into the middle class,” CEHD director Prof. James J. Heckman told the New York Times. The story cited the Center’s long-running research on the Perry Preschool Program that shows quality early childhood education can lead to greater earnings, higher levels of education and less criminal activity.