Peer Effects in Computer Assisted Learning: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
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We benefited from comments and suggestions from Paul Glewwe, Jessica Leight, Arun Chandrasekhar, Bet Caeyers, Prashant Loyalka, and Hessel Oosterbeek, as well as from conference participants at the AEA 2016 Conference in San Francisco and from seminar participants at the Universities of Stanford, Minnesota and Santa Clara. We thank Weiming Huang and Yu Bai for their assistance in data cleaning and program implementation. We would like to acknowledge Dell Inc. and the LICOS Centre for Institutions and Economic Development for their generous support to REAP's computer assisted learning programs. We are very grateful to Scott Rozelle for his constructive advice on this paper. We acknowledge the assistance of students from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Northwest University of Xi'an in conducting the surveys. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.