Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/125341
Authors: 
Cascio, Elizabeth
Year of Publication: 
2015
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2015 [Issue:] 116
Abstract: 
There is widespread interest in universal early education, both to promote child development and to support maternal employment. Positive long-term findings from small-scale early education interventions for low-income children in the US have greatly influenced the public discussion. However, such findings may be of limited value for policymakers considering larger-scale, more widely accessible programs. Instead, the best insight into the potential impacts of universal early education comes from analysis of these programs themselves, operating at scale. This growing research base suggests that universal early education can benefit both children and families, but quality matters.
Subjects: 
early education
preschool
childcare
universal early education
JEL: 
I2
H2
J2
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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