Jan 2014
Author(s): Bet, Germán; Cristia, Julian P.; Ibarrarán, Pablo
This paper analyzes the effects of increased shared computer access in secondary schools in Peru. Administrative data are used to identify, through propensity-score matching, two groups of schools…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Cristia, Julian P.; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Cueto, Santiago; Santiago, Ana; Severin, Eugenio
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…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Cristia, Julian P.; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Cueto, Santiago; Santiago, Ana; Severin, Eugenio
Aunque muchos países están implementando de manera intensa el Programa Una computadora por niño (OLPC, por sus siglas en inglés), existe una falta de evidencia empírica sobre sus efectos. Este…
May 2009
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Kipp, Scott; Cruz, Jessica; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Steiner-Khamsi, Gita
This working paper discusses the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) pilot program carried out by the Haitian Ministry of Education and Vocational Training (MENFP) conducted in collaboration with the IDB.…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Osambela Zavala, Emilio; Thomas, Desmond; Zahler, Roberto; Downes, Andrew S.; Paredes Molina, Ricardo D.; Naranjos Lander, Martin; Handa, Ashu
Revitalizing the Jamaican Economy: Policies for Sustained Growth aims to improve our understanding of the constraints to social and economic development in Jamaica. It also proposes practical…