The Early Years: Child Well-being and the Role of Public Policy (Synopsis)

Oct 2015
Berlinski, Samuel;Schady, Norbert
This synopsis reviews the arguments in favor of a larger role for public policy in determining the well-being of young children. It explains where the region is in terms of child well-being today, how it should go about improving public programs, and the institutional challenges to implementing those programs. Together, this synopsis and the table of contents provide just a taste of the rich information and valuable policy implications contained in this year's edition of the DIA.