Is computer availability at home causally related to reading achievement in grade 4? A longitudinal difference in differences approach to IEA data from 1991 to 2006

@article{Rosn2016IsCA,
  title={Is computer availability at home causally related to reading achievement in grade 4? A longitudinal difference in differences approach to IEA data from 1991 to 2006},
  author={Monica Ros{\'e}n and J. Gustafsson},
  journal={Large-scale Assessments in Education},
  year={2016},
  volume={4},
  pages={1-19}
}
  • Monica Rosén, J. Gustafsson
  • Published 2016
  • Psychology
  • Large-scale Assessments in Education
  • AbstractResearch on effects of home computer use on children’s development of cognitive abilities and skills has yielded conflicting results, with some studies showing positive effects, others no effects, and yet others negative effects. These studies have typically used non-experimental designs and one of the main reasons for the conflicting results is that studies differ with respect to how well they control for selection bias in comparisons of children with different amounts of computer use… CONTINUE READING

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