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Timothy Bartik:
The economic case for preschool

TEDxMiamiUniversity · 15:45 · Filmed Sep 2012
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In this well-argued talk, Timothy Bartik makes the macro-economic case for preschool education — and explains why you should be happy to invest in it, even if you don't have kids that age (or kids at all). The economic benefits of well-educated kids, it turns out, go well beyond the altruistic. (Filmed at TEDxMiamiUniversity.)

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The author of "Investing in Kids," Timothy Bartik studies state and local economies — and analyzes the benefits of preschool as an economic development program. Full bio
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