CTs and Early Childhood Development

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Akresh, Richard, Damien de Walque, Harounan Kazianga. 2012. “Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso.” IZA Discussion Paper Series No. 6321. Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany.

Alderman, Harold. 2011. No Small Matter: The Impact of Poverty, Shocks, and Human Capital Investments in Early Childhood Development. Human Development Perspectives Series. The World Bank: Washington, DC.

Alderman, Harold, John Hoddinott, and Bill Kinsey. 2006.. “Long term consequences of early childhood malnutrition.” Oxford Economic Papers. 58: 450-474.

Behrman, Jere R., and Sergio S. Urzúa. 2013. “Economic Perspectives on Some Important Dimensions of Early Childhood Development in Developing Countries.” In Pia Rebello Britto, Patrice L. Engle, and Charles M. Super (editors), Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy. Sponsored by UNICEF and SRCD. Oxford University Press.

Britto, Pia Rebello, Patrice L. Engle, and Charles M. Super. 2013. “Early Childhood Development: Translating Research to Global Policy.” In Pia Rebello Britto, Patrice L. Engle, and Charles M. Super (editors), Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy Sponsored by UNICEF and SRCD. Oxford University Press.

Britto, Pia Rebello, and Sharon L. Kagan. 2010. Global status of early learning and development standards. In P. Peterson, E. Baker, and B. McGaw (editors), International Encyclopedia of Education (Vol 2, pp. 138-143), Oxford: Elsevier.

Dubois, Pierre, and Marta Rubio-Codina. 2010. “Child Care Provision: Semiparametric Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Mexico.” IDEI Working Paper Series 542, Institut d’Êconomie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse, France.

Engle, Patrice L., Maureen M. Black, Jere R. Behrman, Meena Cabral de Mello, Paul J. Gertler, Lydia Kapiriri, Reynaldo Martorell, Mary Eming Young, and the International Child Development Steering Group. 2007. “Strategies to avoid the loss of developmental potential in more than 200 million children in the developing world.” Child development in developing countries 3. The Lancet, 369: 229-42.

Engle, Patrice L., Lia CH Fernald, Harold Alderman, Jere Behrman, Chloe O’Gara, Aisha Yousafzai, Meena Cabral de Mello, Melissa Hidrobo, Nurper Ulkuer, Ilgi Ertem, Selim Iltus, and the Global Child Development Steering Group. “Strategies for reducing inequalities and improving developmental outcomes for young children in low-income and middle-income countries.” Child Development 2. The Lancet. Published online September 23, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61450-5.

Gertler, Paul, Sally Grantham-McGregor, James Heckman, Christel Vermeersch, Susan Walker, and Arianna Zanolini. November 2011. “Labor Market Returns to Very Early Childhood Stimulation.” Presentation. Santiago, Chile.

Glewwe, Paul, and Hanan G. Jacoby. 1995. “An Economic Analysis of Delayed Primary School Enrollment in a Low Income Country: The Role of Early Childhood Nutrition.” The Review of Economics and Statistics, 77(1): 156-69.

Glewwe, Paul, Hanan G. Jacoby, and Elizabeth M. King. 2001. “Early childhood nutrition and academic achievement: a longitudinal analysis.” Journal of Public Economics, 81(3): 345-368.

Grantham-McGregor, Sally, Yin Bun Cheung, Santiago Cueto, Paul Glewwe, Linda Richter, Barbara Struff, and the International Child Development Steering Group. “Developmental potential in the first 5 years for children in developing countries.” Child development in developing countries 1. The Lancet. 2007; 369: 60-70.

Haregot, Aster. 2013. “Closing Commentary: Implications for Capacity.” In Pia Rebello Britto, Patrice L. Engle, and Charles M. Super (editors), Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy. Sponsored by UNICEF and SRCD. Oxford University Press.

Harkness, Sara, Charles M. Super, Caroline Johnston Mavridis, Oumar Barry, and Marian Zeitlin. 2013. “Culture and Early Childhood Development: Implications for Policies and Programs.” In Pia Rebello Britto, Patrice L. Engle, and Charles M. Super (editors), Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy. Sponsored by UNICEF and SRCD. Oxford University Press.

Heckman, James J. 2006. “Skill Formation and the Economics of Investing in Disadvantaged Children.” Science. 312: 1900-1902.

Heckman, James J., Seong H. Moon, Rodrigo Pinto, Peter A. Savalyev, and Adam Yavitz. 2010. “The Rate of Return to the HighScope Perry Preschool Program.” Journal of Public Economics. 94(114-128).

Hoddinott, John, John A. Maluccio, Jere R. Behrman, Rafael Flores, and Reynaldo Martorell. 2008. “Effect of a nutrition intervention during early childhood on economic productivity in Guatemalan adults.” The Lancet. 371: 411-416.

Maluccio, John A., John Hoddinott, Jere R. Behrman, Reynaldo Martorell, Agnes R. Quisumbing, and Aryeh D. Stein. 2009. “The Impact of Improving Nutrition During Early Childhood on Education Among Guatemalan Adults.” The Economic Journal. 119:734-763.

Martinez, Sebastian, Sophie Naudeau, and Vitor Pereira. 2012. “The Promise of Preschool in Africa: A Randomized Impact Evaluation of Early Childhood Development in Rural Mozambique.” The World Bank and Save the Children.

Neufeld, L., D. Sotres Alvarez, P. Gertler, L. Tolentino Mayo, J. Jiménez Ruiz, L. Fernald, S. Villalpando, T. Shamash, and J. Rivera Dommarco. 2005. Impacto de Oportundiades en el crecimiento y estado nutricional de niños en zonas rurales. In B. Hernández Prado and M. Hernández Avila (Eds.), Evaluación externa de impacto de Oportunidades 2004, Volume III, Cuernavaca, Morelos, pp. 15-50. Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública.

Naudeau, Sophie, Naoko Kataoka, Alexandria Valerio, Michelle J. Neuman, and Leslie Kennedy Elder. 2011. Investing in Young Children: An Early Childhood Development Guide for Policy Dialogue and Project Preparation. Directions in Development, Human Development. The World Bank: Washington, DC.

Naudeau, Sophie, Sebastian Martinez, Patrick Premand, and Deon Filmer. 2011. “Cognitive Development among Young Children in Low-Income Countries.” In Harold Alderman (editor), No Small Matter: The Impact of Poverty, Shocks, and Human Capital Investments in Early Childhood Development. Human Development Perspectives series, The World Bank: Washington, DC.

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Paxson, Christina, and Norbert Schady. 2010. “Does Money Matter? The Effects of Cash Transfers on Child Health and Development in Rural Ecuador.” Economic Development and Cultural Change. 59(1): 187-229.

Pence, Alan. 2013. “Voices Less Heard: The Importance of Critical and “Indigenous” Perspectives.” In Pia Rebello Britto, Patrice L. Engle, and Charles M. Super (editors), Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy. Sponsored by UNICEF and SRCD. Oxford University Press.

Shonkoff, Jack P. and Deborah A. Phillips (editors). 2000. From Neurons to Neighborhoods: The Science of Early Childhood Development. Committee on Integrating the Science of Early Childhood Development. Board on Children, Youth, and Families. National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. National Academy Press: Washington, DC.

Shonkoff, Jack P., and Linda Richter. 2013. “The Powerful Reach of Early Childhood Development: A Science-Based Foundation for Sound Investment.” In Pia Rebello Britto, Patrice L. Engle, and Charles M. Super (editors), Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy. Sponsored by UNICEF and SRCD. Oxford University Press.

Super, Charles M., Pia Rebello Britto, and Patrice L. Engle. 2013. “Closing Commentary: The Future of Early Childhood Development in the Global Development Agenda.” In Pia Rebello Britto, Patrice L. Engle, and Charles M. Super (editors), Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy. Sponsored by UNICEF and SRCD. Oxford University Press.

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Walker, Susan P., Theodore D. Wachs, Sally Grantham-McGregor, Maureen M. Black, Charles A Nelson, Sandra, L. Huffman, Helen Baker-Henningham, Susan M. Chang, Jena D. Hamadani, Betsy Lozoff, Julie M Meeks Gardner, Christine A Powell, Atif Rahman, and Linda Richter. “Inequality in early childhood: risk and protective factors for early child development.” Child Development 1. The Lancet. Published online September 23, 2011. DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(11)60555-2.

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Yoshikawa, Hirokazu, and Ana María Nieto. 2013. “Paradigm Shifts and New Directions in Research on Early Childhood Development Programs in Low-and Middle-Income Countries.” In Pia Rebello Britto, Patrice L. Engle, and Charles M. Super (editors), Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy. Sponsored by UNICEF and SRCD. Oxford University Press.