Does Universal Preschool Hit the Target? Program Access and Preschool Impacts

This paper studies the cost efficacy of universal over means-tested (targeted) programs, taking advantage of the rich diversity in state rules governing access to state-funded preschool in the U.S. Using age-eligibility rules for identification, I find that attending a state-funded universal prescho...

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Main Author: Cascio, Elizabeth U
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: National Bureau of Economic Research 01.03.2017
Data of publication: 20170301
Series: NBER Working Paper Series
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: NBER Working Papers
National Bureau of Economic Research Publications
NBER Technical Working Papers Archive
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