July 2010

IZA Policy Paper No. 17: A New Cost-Benefit and Rate of Return Analysis for the Perry Preschool Program: A Summary

published in: Arthur Reynolds, Arthur Rolnick, Michelle Englund, and Judy A. Temple (eds.), Childhood Programs and Practices in the First Decade of Life: A Human Capital Integration . New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010, 366 - 380

This paper summarizes our recent work on the rate of return and cost-benefit ratio of an influential early childhood program.