Economics and Finance

Publications and Research

This paper looks at the costs of different features of an effective preschool program.

December 2006 brief from the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity Policy Brief Series.

Ellen Frede's testimony on the value of Head Start.

This report, commissioned by Pre-K Now, shows that expanding the Arkansas Better Chance (ABC) preschool education program makes sound educational and economic sense.

This report concludes that implementing preschool programs for all can be expected to generate $2 to $4 for every dollar invested and provide a boost to long-term economic growth.