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New Technology in Schools: is there a Payoff?

Stephen  Machin,  Sandra  McNally,  Olmo  Silva,  June  2006
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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.

CentrePiece 11 (1) Summer 2006 pages: 10-12

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