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Home Computers and Child Outcomes: Short-Term Impacts from a Randomized Experiment in Peru

Diether W. Beuermann, Julian P. Cristia, Yyannu Cruz-Aguayo, Santiago Cueto, Ofer Malamud

NBER Working Paper No. 18818
Issued in February 2013

---- Acknowledgements -----

This project is the result of a collaborative effort involving many people. We want to especially thank Mariana Alfonso (IDB) and Jennelle Thompson (IDB) for their significant contributions. This project would not have been materialized without the collaboration and commitment shown by the Dirección General de Tecnologías Educativas in the Ministry of Education of Peru (DIGETE). We thank its current and former directors, Sandro Marcone and Oscar Becerra, respectively, and their excellent team including among others Roberto Bustamente, Carmen Alvarez and Victor Castillo. We also thank Giuliana Avila, Olga Namen, Elizabeth Rosales, Claudia Sugimaru, Diego Vera, and Micaela Wensjoe for outstanding research assistance. We acknowledge excellent comments and suggestions by Bruce Meyer, and by seminar participants at Cornell University, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the SIEP conference in Peru, and the University of Pennsylvania. The views expressed in this paper are those of the authors and should not be attributed to the Inter-American Development Bank. 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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