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Inputs in the Production of Early-childhood Human Capital: Evidence from Head Start

From Chris Walters: Studies of small-scale “model” early-childhood programs show that high-quality preschool can have transformative effects on human capital and economic outcomes. Evidence on the Head Start program is more mixed. Inputs and practices vary widely across Head Start … Continue reading

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Close the Gender Pay Gap, Change the Way We Work

From Claudia Golden: For all the progress made on women’s rights, one measure of inequality still stands out: Females earn less than males, even in the same occupations. Closing this gender gap will require changing the way employers think about work. It’s … Continue reading

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