Longer Term Effects of Head Start

@article{Garcs2000LongerTE,
  title={Longer Term Effects of Head Start},
  author={E. Garc{\'e}s and Duncan C. Thomas and Janet Currie},
  journal={Labor: Human Capital},
  year={2000}
}
Little is known about the long-term effects of participation in Head Start. This paper draws on unique non-experimental data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics to provide new evidence on the effects of participation in Head Start on schooling attainment, earnings, and criminal behavior. Among whites, participation in Head Start is associated with a significantly increased probability of completing high school and attending college, and we find some evidence of elevated earnings in one's… Expand
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