Teachers' Pay and Pupil Performance
AbstractIf you pay peanuts, do you get monkeys? If teachers were better paid and higher up the national income distribution, would there be an improvement in pupil performance? Peter Dolton and Oscar Marcenaro-Gutierrez examine the enormous variation in teachers' pay across OECD countries and its significance for educational outcomes.
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incentive systems; merit pay; education; teacher salaries; pupil outcome;
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