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Parental Monitoring and Children's Internet Use: The Role of Information, Control, and Cues

Francisco Gallego, Ofer Malamud, Cristian Pop-Eleches

NBER Working Paper No. 23982
Issued in October 2017, Revised in August 2018

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We would like thank Ramon Rodriguez and his staff at the Ministry of Education for providing the data and technical assistance necessary to conduct this study. We are especially grateful to Jaime Bellolio who collaborated with us on an evaluation of the “Yo Elijo mi PC” program that is the setting of the present study. Cristian Larroulet, Jose Ignacio Cuesta, Antonia Asenjo, Magdalena Bennet, Ana Mendoza, Dario Romero, Sebastian Otero, and Alejandro Saenz provided excellent research assistance. We would like to thank Paloma Acevedo, Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Peter Bergman, Samuel Berlinski, Marianne Bertrand, Lucas Coffman, Stefano Dellavigna, Jeanne Lafortune, Claudia Martínez, Philip Oreopoulos, as well as seminar participants at Columbia Teacher’s College, IFPRI, the Inter-American Development Bank, NBER Children Meetings, Northwestern University, Princeton University, PUC-Chile, and the University of Houston for comments and suggestions. We would like to thank FONDECYT (Project 1141111), J-PAL, the Columbia- Chile fund, and the Population Research Center, grant # R24 HD051152-05 from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development for financial support. All errors 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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