Thursday, 3 November 2016

Faster broadband: are there any educational benefits?

Governments around the world are committing substantial public funds to upgrading their broadband infrastructure, partly in the hope of promoting education. Research findings by Rosa Sanchis-Guarner and colleagues raise doubts about whether faster internet speeds will raise young people’s attainment at school.

Published in CentrePiece Autumn 2016

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This article summarises ICT and Education: Evidence from Student Home Addresses by Benjamin Faber, Rosa Sanchis-Guarner and Felix Weinhardt, CEP Discussion PaperNo. 1359

CEP alumnus Benjamin Faber is at the University of California, Berkeley
Rosa Sanchis-Guarner of Imperial College London and Felix Weinhardt of Humboldt University of Berlin are research associates in CEP’s urban programme

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