Featured Research Project: The Life-cycle Benefits of an Influential Early Childhood Program

High-quality early childhood programs can yield up to a 13 percent return on investment, according to a new paper by James Heckman, Jorge Luis Garcia et al.

3 Questions with Mario Small

"While expertise requires specialization, real knowledge requires breadth." MIP network member Mario Small recommends that emerging sociologists read broadly

3 Questions with Rebecca Myerson

"Addressing information barriers and not just cost barriers will be important in creating a healthcare system that works for everyone." HI network member Rebecca Myerson spoke to HCEO about her work on health care policy.

Research Spotlight: Heterogeneous Peer Effects and Rank Concerns: Theory and Evidence

How can classes be organized to get the best student outcomes, thereby maximizing investments in education? Markets network member Michela Tincani examines classroom peer effects

New Research: An Analysis of the Memphis Nurse-Family Partnership Program, by James J. Heckman et al.

James Heckman and co-authors found that the home-visiting programs in this study had positive long- and short-term effects for both mothers and their children.