Intergenerational and Intragenerational Externalities of the Perry Preschool Project

@article{Heckman2019IntergenerationalAI,
  title={Intergenerational and Intragenerational Externalities of the Perry Preschool Project},
  author={J. Heckman and Ganesh Karapakula},
  journal={ERN: Microeconometric Studies of Education Markets (Topic)},
  year={2019}
}
This paper examines the impact of the iconic Perry Preschool Project on the children and siblings of the original participants. The children of treated participants have fewer school suspensions, higher levels of education and employment, and lower levels of participation in crime, compared with the children of untreated participants. Impacts are especially pronounced for the children of male participants. These treatment effects are associated with improved childhood home environments. The… Expand
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