Episode 1: Chloe Gibbs
In this episode, we discuss Professor Gibbs’s work on the intergenerational effects of Head Start:
“Breaking the Cycle? Intergenerational Effects of an Anti-Poverty Program in Early Childhood” by Andrew Barr and Chloe R. Gibbs.
Other research we discuss in this episode:
“The Effects of Two Influential Early Childhood Interventions on Health and Healthy Behaviour” by Gabriella Conti, James J. Heckman, and Rodrigo Pinto.
“Adult outcomes as a function of an early childhood educational program: An Abecedarian Project follow-up” by Frances A. Campbell, Elizabeth P. Pungello, Margaret Burchinal, Kirsten Kainz, Yi Pan, Barbara H. Wasik, Oscar A. Barbarin, Joseph J. Sparling, and Craig T. Ramey.
“Early Childhood Investments Substantially Boost Adult Health” by Frances Campbell, Gabriella Conti, James J. Heckman, Seong Hyeok Moon, Rodrigo Pinto, Elizabeth Pungello, and Yi Pan.
“The rate of return to the HighScope Perry Preschool Program” by James J. Heckman, Seong Hyeok Moon, Rodrigo Pinto, Peter A. Savelyev, and Adam Yavitz.
“Longer-Term Effects of Head Start” by Eliana Garces, Duncan Thomas, and Janet Currie.
“Long-Term Impacts of Compensatory Preschool on Health and Behavior: Evidence from Head Start” by Pedro Carneiro and Rita Ginja.
“Head Start’s Long-Run Impact: Evidence from the Program’s Introduction” by Owen Thompson.
“Reducing Inequality through Dynamic Complementarity: Evidence from Head Start and Public School Spending” by Rucker C. Johnson and C. Kirabo Jackson.
“Mother's Education and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital: Evidence from College Openings” by Janet Currie and Enrico Moretti.
“Inside the War on Poverty: The Impact of Food Stamps on Birth Outcomes” by Douglas Almond, Hilary W. Hoynes, and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach.
“Can targeted transfers improve birth outcomes?: Evidence from the introduction of the WIC program” by Hilary Hoynes, Marianne Page, and Ann Huff Stevens.
“Does Head Start Improve Children's Life Chances? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design” by Jens Ludwig and Douglas L. Miller.
“Long-Run Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net” by Hilary Hoynes, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, and Douglas Almond.
“Understanding the Mechanisms through Which an Influential Early Childhood Program Boosted Adult Outcomes” by James Heckman, Rodrigo Pinto, and Peter Savelyev.
“Impacts of a Prekindergarten Program on Children's Mathematics, Language, Literacy, Executive Function, and Emotional Skills” by Christina Weiland and Hirokazu Yoshikawa.
“What is the Added Value of Preschool? Long-term Impacts and Interactions with a Health Intervention” by Maya Rossin-Slater and Miriam Wüst.
“Intergenerational Human Capital Spillovers: Indonesia’s school construction and its effects on the next generation” by Bhashkar Mazumder, Maria Rosales-Rueda, and Margaret Triyana.
“Multi-generational Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net: Early Life Exposure to Medicaid and the Next Generation's Health” by Chloe N. East, Sarah Miller, Marianne Page, and Laura R. Wherry.