BFI Working Papers

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BFI Working Paper Jul 20, 2021

Athletes Greatly Benefit from Participation in Sports at the College and Secondary Level

James Heckman, Colleen P. Loughlin
Topics:  Higher Education & Workforce Training
BFI Working Paper Jul 15, 2021

The Lasting Effects of Early Childhood Education on Promoting the Skills and Social Mobility of Disadvantaged African Americans

Jorge Luis García, James Heckman, Victor Ronda
Topics:  Early Childhood Education
BFI Working Paper Jun 30, 2021

The Dynastic Benefits of Early Childhood Education

Jorge Luis García, Frederik H. Bennhoff, Duncan Ermini Leaf, James Heckman
Topics:  Early Childhood Education
BFI Working Paper Jul 16, 2020

Inference with Imperfect Randomization: The Case of the Perry Preschool Program

James Heckman, Rodrigo Pinto, Azeem Shaikh
Topics:  Early Childhood Education