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Passive versus active service delivery: Comparing the effects of two parenting interventions on early cognitive development in rural China

We present the results of a cluster-randomized controlled trial that evaluates the effects of a free, center-based parenting intervention on early cognitive development and parenting practices in 100 rural villages in China. We then compare these …

Parental Investment, School Choice, and the Persistent Benefits of Intervention in Early Childhood

We present evidence from a randomized experiment on the impacts of a six-month early childhood home-visiting program on child outcomes at school entry. Two and a half years after completion of the program, we find persistent intervention effects on …