NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Home Computer Use and the Development of Human Capital

Ofer Malamud, Cristian Pop-Eleches

NBER Working Paper No. 15814
Issued in March 2010

---- Acknowledgements -----

This project would not have been possible without financial support from the Spencer Foundation, the Population Research Center (PRC) at NORC and the University of Chicago, ISERP at Columbia University, and the Center for Human Potential and Public Policy (CHPPP). We wish to thank Kerwin Charles, Janet Currie, Ray Fisman, Nora Gordon, Caroline Hoxby, Eleanor Kane, Larry Katz, Jens Ludwig, Bruce Meyer, Doug Miller, Andrei Schleifer, Cristina Vatulescu, Wesley Yin, as well as seminar participants at the Demography Workshop, the Applied Micro Workshop and the CHPPP Workshop at Chicago and the NBER Economics of Education Program Meetings. We are grateful to Grigore Pop-Eleches who has greatly contributed to the development and implementation of the project. We also thank Ioana Veghes at Gallup Romania for managing the survey and the data collection effort. All errors and opinions are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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