NBER WORKING PAPER SERIESA NEW COST-BENEFIT AND RATE OF RETURN ANALYSIS FOR THE PERRY PRESCHOOL PROGRAM:A SUMMARYJames J. HeckmanSeong Hyeok MoonRodrigo PintoPeter SavelyevAdam YavitzWorking Paper 16180http://www.nber.org/papers/w16180NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH1050 Massachusetts AvenueCambridge, MA 02138July 2010
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