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Do Information Technologies Improve Teenagers' Sexual Education? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Colombia

Alberto Chong, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, Dean Karlan, Martin Valdivia

NBER Working Paper No. 18776
Issued in February 2013, Revised in July 2017

---- Acknowledgments ----

Previously circulated as "Effectiveness and Spillovers of Online Sex Education: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Colombian Public Schools." This research would not have been possible without the sustained support of the Profamilia staff in charge of implementing and monitoring the intervention, especially German López and Lyda Díaz. The authors also recognize the valuable research assistance from Angela García, César Mora, Juan Pablo Ocampo, Martin Sweeney, and project leadership by Beniamino Savonitto and Rachel Strohm. All errors and omissions are ours. The authors thank the Interamerican Development Bank for funding. All opinions are those of the authors, and not of the participating organizations or donors. The authors retained full intellectual freedom to report the results throughout the study. The study received IRB approval from IPA under protocol 117.09June-003. 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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