Special Lecture on the Economics of Early Childhood Education


July 31, 2018


G-Lab, 6F, East Building, Mita Campus, Keio University


Special Lecture on the Economics of Early Childhood Education

Part 1. Overview of international research
Part 2. Bridging the gap between experimental results and large scale policy implementation
  • Date and time: July 31 2018, 14:00-17:30 (Registrations open 13:30)
  • Place:G-Lab(6th floor), East Building, Mita Campus
  • Campus Map(No.3)
  • Speaker:W.Steven Barnett
  • Professor, Senior Co-Director and Founder of National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), Rutgers University
  • Chair:Hideo Akabayashi
  • Professor, Keio University and CREOC director
  • Language:English
  • Entry fee:Free
  • Target: Open to all students and scholars interested in the topic. Undergraduate student at Keio University are also welcome.
  • Registration form is available in the following page (~7/26).
  • Inquiries: CREOCoffice info@creoc.keio.ac.jp
  • Profile:W. Steven Barnett is a Board of Governors Professor and Director of the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) at Rutgers University. His research includes studies of the economics of early care and education including costs and benefits, the long-term effects of preschool programs on children's learning and development, and the distribution of educational opportunities. Dr. Barnett earned his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Michigan. He has authored or co-authored more than 180 publications. Research interests include the economics of human development and practical policies for translating research findings into effective public investments. His best known works include: reviews of the research on long-term effects; benefit-cost analyses of the Perry Preschool and Abecedarian programs; randomized trials comparing alternative approaches to educating children including length of day, monolingual versus dual-language immersion, the Tools of the Mind curriculum; and, the series of State Preschool Yearbooks providing annual state-by-state analyses of progress in public pre-K.




Hosted by: Center for Research on Equality of Opportunity for Children (CREOC)
Co-Hosted by: The Institute for Economic Studies, Faculty of Economics, Keio University (IES)
Supported by: MEXT KAKENHI 16H06323 ・16K13372

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