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Afterschool programs: Making a difference in America’s communities by improving academic achievement, keeping kids safe and helping working families
Afterschool Alliance, February 2008
Washington, DC: Afterschool Alliance.

Highlights of findings from studies of the influence of afterschool programs on children’s school attendance, academic achievement and abstinence from crime

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The case for investing in disadvantaged young children
Heckman, James J., 2008
In Big ideas for children: Investing in our nation's future (pp. 49-58). Washington, DC: First Focus.

A discussion of investing in early intervention programs for young disadvantaged children on the grounds that participation in these programs increases economic productivity

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Child care devolution in Texas: The relationship of child care policies to subsidy, employment and market durations
Schexnayder, Deanna, March 2008
The University of Texas at Austin

An overview of a study of the relationship between child care policies and subsidy, employment, and market outcomes, during the period of localization (devolution) of the management of child care subsidy policy in Texas, based on the findings of an econometric analysis

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Child care is essential to economic recovery
National Women's Law Center, December, 2008
Washington, DC: National Women's Law Center.

A discussion of the effects of state budget pressures and the economic downturn on families and child care providers

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The contribution of early childhood education to a sustainable society
Samuelsson, Ingrid Pramling, 2008
Paris: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation.

Presentations from an international workshop on the contributions that early childhood education can make to sustainable development and incorporating sustainable development values into early childhood education

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The cost burden to Minnesota K-12 when children are unprepared for kindergarten
Chase, Richard A., December 2008
St. Paul, MN: Wilder Research Center.

An analysis of the costs to the kindergarten through twelfth grade education system in Minnesota of children entering kindergarten unprepared for school

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The cost burden to Minnesota K-12 when children are unprepared for kindergarten
Chase, Richard A., December 2008
St. Paul, MN: Wilder Research Center.

A summary of an analysis of the costs to the kindergarten through twelfth grade education system in Minnesota of children entering kindergarten unprepared for school

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Cost savings associated with the early care and education industry in Georgia
Child Policy Partnership, 2008
Atlanta, GA: Bright From the Start.

An overview of the economic impact of the early childhood education and care industry on Georgia's economy

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Current-generation youth programs: What works, what doesn't, and at what cost?
Beckett, Megan, 2008
(OP-215-GJ). Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation.

A review of research on costs, benefits, and cost-benefit relationships in out-of-school time programs for children and youth

Literature Review


Current-generation youth programs: What works, what doesn't, and at what cost? [Summary]
Beckett, Megan, 2008
(OP-215-GJ). Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation.

A summary of a review of research on costs, benefits, and cost-benefit relationships in out-of-school time programs for children and youth

Executive Summary


Dynamic estimates of the fiscal effects of investing in early childhood programs
Dickens, William T., February 28, 2008
(Issue Paper No. 5). Washington, DC: Partnership for America's Economic Success.

A model comparing the long-term fiscal benefits of early childhood development programs--in terms of future increased income tax revenues from, fewer government transfers to, and lower education costs of program participants--to the fiscal costs, in terms of total government costs and revenues generated by the programs

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The economic benefits of investments in early education for Hawai'i
Belfield, Clive R., June, 2008
Honolulu, HI: Good Beginnings Alliance.

An analysis of the economic costs and benefits of increasing investment in high-quality early education in Hawaii

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Economic development benefits of preschool expansion in Kalamazoo County
Bartik, Timothy J., July 24, 2008
(Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 09-147). Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

An analysis modeling the county job and earnings creation effects relative to costs of a hypothetical large-scale high-quality preschool expansion in Kalamazoo County, Michigan

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The economic development effects of early childhood programs
Bartik, Timothy J., January 25, 2008
Washington, DC: Partnership for America's Economic Success.

An analysis modeling the state- and nation-level job and earnings creation effects of three early childhood development programs targeted at disadvantaged children, and comparing these effects to those of a hypothetical half-day universal prekindergarten program and of traditional business subsidies for job growth promotion

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The economic impact of the child care industry in North Carolina: 2008 update
Traill, Saskia, 2008
Raleigh: North Carolina Partnership for Children.

A 2008 update of an analysis of the economic impact of the North Carolina child care and early education industry in terms of children and parents served, its employment, and its gross receipts, as well as its role in supporting parental labor force participation

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The economic impact of the early care and education industry in Amador and Calaveras Counties
Insight Center for Community Economic Development, June, 2008
Jackson, CA: Constructing Connections of Amador and Calaveras.

An analysis of the economic impact of the early care and education industry in Amador and Calaveras Counties, California, in terms of its employment and gross receipts, as well as its role in supporting other industries, labor force participation and development, and child development

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The economic impact of the early care and education industry in Amador County: Executive summary
Insight Center for Community Economic Development, June, 2008
Jackson, CA: Constructing Connections of Amador and Calaveras.

A summary of an analysis of the economic impact of the early care and education industry in Amador County, California, in terms of its employment and gross receipts, as well as its role in supporting other industries, labor force participation and development, and child development

Executive Summary


The economic impact of the early care and education industry in Calaveras County: Executive summary
Insight Center for Community Economic Development, June, 2008
Jackson, CA: Constructing Connections of Amador and Calaveras.

A summary of an analysis of the economic impact of the early care and education industry in Calaveras County, California, in terms of its employment and gross receipts, as well as its role in supporting other industries, labor force participation and development, and child development

Executive Summary


Economic impact of the early care and education industry in Georgia
Bright From the Start (Organization : Georgia), August 2008
Atlanta, GA: Bright From the Start.

An analysis of the economic impact of the Georgia child care and early education industry in terms of children and parents served, its employment, and its gross receipts, as well as its role in supporting parental labor force participation and positive child outcomes and the increased economic impact of high-quality child care and early education

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The economic impact of the early care and education industry in Georgia
Child Policy Partnership, 2008
Atlanta, GA: Bright From the Start.

Highlights of an analysis of the economic impact of the Georgia child care and early education industry in terms of children and parents served, its employment, and its gross receipts, as well as its role in supporting parental labor force participation and positive child outcomes and the increased economic impact of high-quality child care and early education

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Economic impact of the early care and education industry in Georgia: Executive summary
Bright From the Start (Organization : Georgia), August 2008
Atlanta, GA: Bright From the Start.

A summary of an analysis of the economic impact of the Georgia child care and early education industry in terms of children and parents served, its employment, and its gross receipts, as well as its role in supporting parental labor force participation and positive child outcomes and the increased economic impact of high-quality child care and early education

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The economic impact of formal childcare in Travis County
TXP, February, 2008
Austin, TX: Texas Early Childhood Education Coalition.

An assessment of the influence of child care on the economy and workforce of Travis County, Texas

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The economic importance of the child care sector
Warner, Mildred, September 2008
(Research & Policy Brief Series Issue Number 21). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, Community and Rural Development Institute.

An overview of the role of the child care sector in regional economic development, based on data from the sector's economic impact in New York State

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The economics of early childhood policy: What the dismal science has to say about investing in children
Kilburn, M. Rebecca, 2008
(OP-227-CFP). Santa Monica, CA: Rand Corporation.

A review and synthesis of research literature on the economic costs and benefits of early childhood programs

Literature Review


Exploring the costs of out of school time programs in Minnesota: Executive summary
Youth Community Connections, October, 2008
Minneapolis, MN: Youth Community Connections.

An exploration into the costs and mechanisms for funding out of school time programs, including a cost-benefit analysis that weighs program costs and investments with children's outcomes

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