Teacher quality and earnings
AbstractThe effect of cognitive ability as indicated by a vocabulary test score on earnings by teachers and selected other occupations is estimated. Although test scores increase earnings for non-teacher occupations, the effect of test scores on teacher earnings is zero.
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Volume (Year): 99 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (May)
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