Teacher mobility responses to wage changes: evidence from quasi-natural experiment
AbstractThis paper utilizes a Norwegian experiment with exogenous wage changes to study teacher’s turnover decisions. Within a completely centralized wage setting system, teachers in schools with a high degree of teacher vacancies in the past got a wage premium of about 10 percent during the period 1993-94 to 2002-03. The empirical strategy exploits that several schools switched status during the empirical period. In a fixed effects framework, the wage premium reduces the probability to quit by 6-7 percentage points and increases recruitment by 4-7 percentage points.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology in its series Working Paper Series with number 10910.
Length: 37 pages
Date of creation: 26 Apr 2010
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- Torberg Falch, 2011. "Teacher Mobility Responses to Wage Changes: Evidence from a Quasi-natural Experiment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(3), pages 460-65, May.
- NEP-ALL-2011-02-05 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2011-02-05 (Education)
- NEP-LAB-2011-02-05 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-URE-2011-02-05 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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