The Cost-effectiveness of the Parents and Children Program

  • Howard Richards
Part of the International Studies in Development Research book series


The cost per pre-school child per month of PPH is considerably less than the cost of the other programs for which we have been able to obtain information. The comparative costs, expressed in US dollars, are as follows.


Cultural Action Cost Ratio Benefit Ratio Child Program Advantage Home 
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Notes and References

  1. Ernesto Pollitt, Early Childhood Intervention Programs in Latin America: A Selective Review (a report presented to the Office of Latin American and the Caribbean, Ford Foundation, 1979).Google Scholar
  2. Daniela Sanchez, ‘La Vicaria de la Solidaridad: Una Experiencia de Educacion para la Justicia’ mimeo ( Santiago: Vicaria de la Solidaridad, 1979 ).Google Scholar

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© Howard Richards 1985

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