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Teacher pay and teacher aptitude

Leigh, Andrew


Can changes in teacher pay encourage more able individuals to enter the teaching profession? So far, studies of the impact of pay on the aptitude distribution of teachers have provided mixed evidence on the extent to which altering teacher salaries represents a feasible solution to the teacher quality problem. One possible reason is that these studies have been unable to separate labor supply effects from labor demand effects. To address this, I model the relationship between current salaries...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Economics of Education Review
DOI: 10.1016/j.econedurev.2012.02.001


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