Scholarly Studies on the Impact of Early Care & Education

Bartik, T. (2011). Investing in Kids: Early Childhood Programs and Local Economic Development. W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research: Kalamazoo, Mich.

Brooks-Gunn, J., Magnuson, K., & Waldfogel, J. (2009). Long-Run Economic Effects of Early Childhood Programs on Adult Earnings. Issue Paper #12. Partnership for America’s Economic Success.

Karoly, L.A., Greenwood, P.W., Everingham, S.S., Hoube, J., Kilburn, M.R., Rydell et al. (1998). Investing in Our Children: What We Know and Don’t Know About the Costs and Benefits of Early Childhood Interventions. Santa Monica, Cal.: RAND Corporation.

Masse, L.N., & Barnett, W.S. (2002). A Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Abecedarian Early Childhood Intervention. New Brunswick, N.J.: National Institute for Early Education Research.

Heckman, J. J., Moon, S.H., Pinto, R., Savelyez, P., & Yavitz, A. (2010). “The Rate of Return to the HighScope Perry Preschool Program.” Journal of Public Economics 94(1-2), 114-28.

Olds, D.L., Eckenrode, J., Henderson Jr., C.R., Kitzman, H., Powers, J., Cole, R., Sidora, K., Morris, P., Pettitt, L.M., Luckey, D. (1997). “Long-term Effects of Home Visitation on Maternal Life Course and Child Abuse and Neglect: Fifteen-year Follow-up of a Randomized Trial.” JAMA 278(8), 637-643.

Reynolds, A.J., Temple, J.A., White, B.A.B., Ou, S-R, Robertson, D.L. (2011).“Age 26 Cost–Benefit Analysis of the Child-Parent Center Early Education Program.” Child Development 1(82), 379–404.

Schweinhart, L.J., Montie, J., Xiang, Z., Barnett, W.S., Belfield, C.R., & Nores, M. (2005). Lifetime Effects: The High/Scope Perry Preschool Study Through Age 40. Ypsilanti, Mich.: High-Scope Press.

Shellenback, K. (2004). Child Care & Parent Productivity: Making the Business Case. Linking Economic Development & Child Care Research Project. Cornell University.

Warner, M. (2009). Child Care Multipliers: Stimulus for the States. Linking Economic Development and Child Care Research Project. Cornell University.