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Teacher Supply

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  • Dolton, Peter J.

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This chapter presents an overview of economic models of teacher supply and explains the modeling implications for both cross-section and time series econometric modeling. Specifically the literature on the determinants of teacher recruitment, turnover, mobility and re-entry into the profession are reviewed. It reviews the empirical evidence from the US, the UK on the labor supply of teachers and assesses the variation in teacher's real pay across in aggregate across 35 countries in the world. It also provides suggests for fruitful areas of future research.

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  • Erik Hanushek & F. Welch (ed.), 2006. "Handbook of the Economics of Education," Handbook of the Economics of Education, Elsevier, edition 1, volume 2, number 2, June.
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    Keywords: teachers; labor supply; occupational choice;

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    1. Paul Frijters & Michael A. Shields & Stephen Wheatley Price, 2004. "To Teach Or Not To Teach? Panel Data Evidence On The Quitting Decision," Paul Frijters Discussion Papers 2004-5, School of Economics and Finance, Queensland University of Technology.
    2. Chen, Dandan, 2009. "The economics of teacher supply in Indonesia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4975, The World Bank.
    3. Elizabeth Webster & Mark Wooden & Gary Marks, 2004. "Reforming the Labour Market for Australian Teachers," Melbourne Institute Working Paper Series wp2004n28, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, The University of Melbourne.
    4. Danzer, Alexander M. & Dolton, Peter, 2011. "Total Reward in the UK in the Public and Private Sectors," IZA Discussion Papers 5656, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    5. Bert Minne & Dinand Webbink, 2008. "Raising teacher supply: An assessment of three options for increasing wages," CPB Memorandum 194, CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis.
    6. Hof, Stefanie & Strupler, Mirjam & Wolter, Stefan C., 2011. "Career Changers in Teaching Jobs: A Case Study Based on the Swiss Vocational Education System," IZA Discussion Papers 5806, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    7. Stefanie Hof & Mirjam Strupler & Stefan C. Wolter, 2011. "Quereinsteiger in den Lehrberuf am Beispiel der schweizerischen Berufsbildung," Economics of Education Working Paper Series 0059, University of Zurich, Institute for Strategy and Business Economics (ISU).
    8. Peter Dolton, 2004. "Recruiting High Quality Teachers," CESifo DICE Report, Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich, vol. 2(4), pages 11-20, 01.
    9. Torberg Falch & Kaare Johansen & Bjarne Stroem, 2008. "Teacher shortages and the business cycle," Working Paper Series 9608, Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
    10. Arnaud Chevalier & Peter Dolton, 2004. "The Labour Market for Teachers," Working Papers 200411, School Of Economics, University College Dublin.

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