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Effects of Increases in IQ in India on the Present Value of Lifetime Earnings: A Structured Expert Judgment Study

Many policy interventions targeting the health of infants and young children are thought to raise cognitive performance. This study finds that in India, large-scale measures that effectively raise IQ would have substantial economic benefits.

Working Paper by Randall Lutter, Abigail Colson, and Roger Cooke — Oct. 2, 2017

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Authors

Randall Lutter

Abigail Colson

Roger M. Cooke

Chauncey Starr Senior Fellow