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From Preschool to Prosperity: The Economic Payoff to Early Childhood Education
     

From Preschool to Prosperity: The Economic Payoff to Early Childhood Education

by Timothy J. Bartik
 

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Bartik shows that investment in high-quality early childhood education has several long-term benefits, including higher adult earnings for program participants.

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Bartik shows that investment in high-quality early childhood education has several long-term benefits, including higher adult earnings for program participants.

Editorial Reviews

University of Massachusetts Amherst - Nancy Folbre
"Bartik has a gift for clear, straightforward exposition. This new book makes a comprehensive and compelling case for a strong public commitment to early childhood education."
Hanover Provident Capital - Robert Duggar
"In his second extraordinary book and early childhood, Tim Bartik explains how early learning investment can strengthen the national economy and address economic inequality by increasing economic opportunity. A must-read for business leaders worldwide."

Product Details

BN ID:
2940150655201
Publisher:
Upjohn, W. E. Institute for Employment Research
Publication date:
09/15/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
113
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Timothy J. Bartik is a senior economist with the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. His previous books include "Who Benefits from State and Local Economic Development Policies?", "Jobs for the Poor: Can Labor Demand Policies Help?", and "Investing in Kids: Early Childhood Programs and Local Economic Development." Bartik has a PhD in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and served on served on the school board of Kalamazoo Public Schools.

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