Labor and Population Program: Analyzing the Costs and Benefits of Early Childhood Interventions
RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA
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As they pay more attention to accountability, funders and implementers of early childhood interventions are becoming more interested in comparing the benefits their programs produce and the costs they incur. RAND has issued a volume providing general guidance for performing such analyses. The report Assessing Costs and Benefits you of Early Childhood Intervention Programs also offers, as a case study, application of the guidance to a decision faced by the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Casey Family Programs in pursuing their Starting Early Starting Smart SESS program. This brief summarizes that guidance.
- Economics and Cost Analysis
- Medicine and Medical Research