Labor market returns to an early childhood stimulation intervention in Jamaica.


A substantial literature shows that U.S. early childhood interventions have important long-term economic benefits. However, there is little evidence on this question for developing countries. We report substantial effects on the earnings of participants in a randomized intervention conducted in 1986-1987 that gave psychosocial stimulation to growth-stunted… (More)
DOI: 10.1126/science.1251178


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