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Young Lives School Survey in Peru: Design and Initial Findings
(Young Lives, 2012)
This paper presents the methodology and initial findings of the Young Lives School Survey in Peru, aimed at studying inequality in educational opportunities and outcomes of students from the Younger Cohort (born between ...
What works to improve teacher attendance in developing countries? : A systematic review
Previous studies have found national averages of teacher absenteeism in developing countries that range from 3 percent to 27 percent. However, within countries absenteeism is larger in poorer, more isolated schools, ...
Home Computers and Child Outcomes : Short-Term Impacts from a Randomized Experiment in Peru
This paper presents results from a randomized control trial in which approximately 1,000 OLPC XO laptops were provided for home use to children attending primary schools in Lima, Peru. The intervention increased access and ...
Technology and Child Development : Evidence from the One Laptop Per Child Program
(IZA. Institute for the Study of Labor, 2012-03)
Although many countries are aggressively implementing the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) program, there is a lack of empirical evidence on its effects. This paper presents the impact of the first large-scale randomized ...
Tecnología y desarrollo en la niñez : evidencia del programa Una Laptop por Niño
Aunque muchos países están implementando masivamente el programa Una Laptop por Niño (OLPC, por sus siglas en inglés), hay poca evidencia empírica de sus efectos. En este trabajo se presentan los resultados de la primera ...