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CentrePiece Article
New Technology in Schools: is there a Payoff?
Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Olmo Silva
June 2006
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CentrePiece 11 (1) Summer 2006

Economists have typically been sceptical that computers improve educational outcomes. But research by Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Olmo Silva finds evidence that new technology can have a positive effect on pupils' performance.

This article summarises 'New Technology in Schools: Is There a Payoff?' by Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Olmo Silva, Discussion Paper No. 55 from the Centre for the Economics of Education
This paper has been published as:
New Technology in Schools: Is There a Payoff?, Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Olmo Silva, The Economic Journal, Volume 117, Issue 522, July 2007