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The Family Firm: A Data-Driven Guide to Better Decision Making in the Early School Years — New Book by Emily Oster

August 2, 2021

The Family Firm by Emily Oster offers data-driven framework for parents to think more deliberately about the key issues of the elementary years with a specific focus on school, health, extracurricular activities, and more.


Additional news coverage includes:

Emily Oster says you should run your family like a business. Does that work in 2021 - or ever? - Washington Post

15 books to add to your summer reading list - Good Morning America 

How to Avoid the Worst Parenting Mistake - The Atlantic 

An economist weighs in on your tough decisions for school-age kids: 'You gotta look at the whole picture' - Los Angeles Times

The Delta variant & the future of post-COVID education - The Mindbodygreen Podcast

The Big Question: Can Data Make You a Better Parent? - Bloomberg Quint 

The most successful families are run like mini companies. An expert shares the best exercise to help parents get started. - Business Insider 

A data-driven approach to parenting - MPR News

Can data make better parents? - The Economist

What are the parallels between parenting and running a business? - Marketplace

Parenting guru Emily Oster: 'My kids watch TV every night - Everybody needs downtime' - The Guardian

Family Business - The Washington Free Beacon 

Emily Oster: The Family Firm - Data & Early Childhood - 630 KHOW

Wondering How You Can Get Your Child to Be More Independent? The Family Firm Author Emily Oster Offers Her Tips - Parade

Emily Oster on the business of family life - Institute for Family Studies

In new book, Emily Oster offers tips for family decision-making - News from Brown 

Emily Oster, 'The Family Firm: A Data-Driven Guide to Better Decision Making in the Early School Years' - New Books Network

Data-driven parenting: A conversation with Emily Oster -  Behavioral Scientist

The #1 Parenting Mistake, According to Emily Oster (Plus Her Predictions for the 2021 School Year) - Pure Wow 

The Family Firm - Reason 

The Family Firm: A Data-Driven Guide to Better Decision Making in the Early School Years - Next Big Idea Club