Replication data for: One Laptop per Child at Home: Short-Term Impacts from a Randomized Experiment in Peru

Diether W. Beuermann, Ofer Malamud, Yyannu Cruz-Aguayo, Julian Cristia & Santiago Cueto
This paper presents results from a randomized controlled trial whereby approximately 1,000 OLPC XO laptops were provided for home use to children attending primary schools in Lima, Peru. The intervention increased access and use of home computers, with some substitution away from computer use outside the home. Children randomized to receive laptops scored about 0.8 standard deviations higher in a test of XO proficiency but showed lower academic effort as reported by teachers. There were...
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