Economic Costs of Early Childhood Poverty

Economic Costs of Early Childhood Poverty

Many U.S. children live in poverty, and poor children fare worse as adults than children from higher-income families.  This study concludes that eliminating poverty in early childhood has various positive economic impacts for the child, the family, and society.  The costs of doing so are outweighed by the benefits to the children and to taxpayers.

Read the Research Brief in PDF format.

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How does broadband internet reach our homes, phones, and tablets? What kind of infrastructure connects us all together? What are the major barriers to broadband access for American communities?

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What Is Antibiotic Resistance—and How Can We Fight It?

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Antibiotic-resistant bacteria, also known as “superbugs,” are a major threat to modern medicine. But how does resistance work, and what can we do to slow the spread? Read personal stories, expert accounts, and more for the answers to those questions in our four-week email series: Slowing Superbugs.