Recent Scholarly Publications

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Can One Laptop per Child Reduce the Digital Divide and Educational Gap? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Migrant Schools in Beijing

December 2013

One Laptop per Child (OLPC) is one of the high profile initiatives to try to narrow the inequality of access to ICT (digital divide).

University Expansion in the BRIC Countries and the Global Information Economy

August 2013

Can the BRIC university systems greatly increase the quantity of graduates in these developing countries and simultaneously achieve high enough quality to compete successfully at the higher end of...

Can One-to-One Computing Narrow the Digital Divide and the Educational Gap in China? The Case of Beijing Migrant Schools

June 2013

One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) is a high profile initiative to narrow the inequality of access to ICT and improve educational performance.

Computer Assisted Learning as Extracurricular Tutor? Evidence from a Randomised Experiment in Rural Boarding Schools in Shaanxi

April 2013

This paper uses a clustered randomised field experiment to explore the effects of a computer assisted learning (CAL) programme on student academic and non-academic outcomes in poor, rural public...

Computers and the Academic Performance of Elementary School-Aged Girls in China’s Poor Communities

January 2013

Experts agree that computers and computing play an important role in education. Since the 1980s there has been a debate about gender as it relates to computers and education.

252- Does Expanding Higher Education Equalize Income Distribution? The Case of the BRIC Countries

January 1900

237- Does Computer-Assisted Learning Improve Learning Outcomes? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Public Schools in Rural Minority Areas in Qinghai, China

January 1900

The education of disadvantaged populations has been a long-standing challenge to the education system in both developed and developing countries.