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New Release: CostOut – The CBCSE Cost Tool Kit

CBCSE announces the launch of CostOut – The CBCSE Cost Tool Kit, an online tool designed to help educators, researchers, and policymakers estimate the costs and cost-effectiveness of educational programs.

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New Report: A Benefit-Cost Analysis of City Connects

CBCSE has released a new report investigating Boston College’s City Connects program.

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Learn more about our Methods Training Program

The Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education has provided funding to the Center for Benefit-Cost Studies of Education (CBCSE) at Teachers College, Columbia University to design a new methods training program for researchers and evaluators that will enable them to apply cost-effectiveness and benefit-cost analysis (CEA/BCA) to educational policy issues

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Perry Preschool Program yielded $12.90 in social benefits for every $1 invested, mainly from reduced crime by males (Belfield, Nores, Barnett, & Schweinhart, 2005).
CENTER FOR BENEFIT-COST STUDIES OF EDUCATION is a research center located at Teachers College, Columbia University