Want a Rich, Happy Country? Start Young.

August 1, 2009

Publication: Newsweek

Featured Expert: Jack P. Shonkoff

Link: http://www.newsweek.com/want-rich-happy-country-start-young-81565

The article by Jimmy Langman cites Chile as an example of a growing trend in Latin America and beyond for countries to heed the advice of experts “who argue that the best way to strengthen a society and increase development is to improve health, education, and other services for its youngest citizens.” The article quotes Andrea Rolla, a senior research associate at the Center on the Developing Child and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and refers to work by Center Director Jack P. Shonkoff.

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