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Document Number: 9649

The Economics of Early Childhood Policy: What the Dismal Science Has to Say About Investing in Children - This paper from RAND explains the economic benefits of early childhood education and offers policymakers five "policy-decision rules" that help them decide how to allocate resources among an array of programs by comparing their costs and benefits and the extent to which their economic returns change when more or fewer children are served. (M. Rebecca Kilburn and Lynn Karoly, RAND Corporation, 2008)...

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