Platforms to Reach Children in Early Childhood

Authors: Maureen Black, Amber Gove, Katherine A. Merseth

Introduction:
This chapter reports on platforms that promote early child development. The economics of early child development programs and packages are covered in chapter 24 in this volume (Horton and Black 2016). Early child development research, programs, and policies have advanced significantly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) during the past two decades (Black and others, forthcoming), spearheaded by three prominent advances.