27 June 2010

Contract teachers in India

New evidence on the effectiveness of contract vs regular teachers in India:

We find that despite being paid  just a third of the salary of regular teachers with similar observed characteristics, contract teachers produce higher student learning. 

Let’s all say it together: Incentives matter

CSAE WPS/2010-15, The relative effectiveness and costs of contract and regular teachers in India, Paul Atherton and Geeta Kingdon


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