- Head Start impacts: the importance of the counterfactual
- What are the best paths to prosperity for localities and the nation?
- March 25 interview on WWJ Radio Detroit, “Every Kid Matters”
- The power of local coalitions: Kalamazoo’s progress on pre-K
- Recent “natural experiment” evidence for Head Start’s long-run effectiveness
Monthly Archives: February 2012
Jared Bernstein has a great presentation summary and PowerPoint on what has gone wrong with broad-based economic growth in the U.S. Jared Bernstein is currently a Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Previously, he was Chief … Continue reading
Early childhood programs and local economic development: supply-side economics or Keynesian economics?
I recently encountered the statement that my book was in some way based on Keynesian economics, which is thought by some to be politically controversial. I have nothing against Keynesian economics as a way of analyzing business cycles and macroeconomic … Continue reading
Today I continue to provide brief responses to questions I have received at presentations. Today’s question: “Do early childhood programs pay for themselves?” In the long-run, high quality early childhood programs are self-financing; in the short-run, a significant portion of … Continue reading