Does Evaluation Change Teacher Effort and Performance? Quasi-Experimental Evidence from a Policy of Retesting Students

We document measurable, lasting gains in student achievement caused by a change in teachers' evaluation incentives. A short-lived rule created a discontinuity in teachers' incentives when allocating effort across their assigned students: students who failed an initial end-of-year test were...

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Main Author: Aucejo, Esteban
Romano, Teresa
Taylor, Eric S
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: 10.08.2020
published in: The review of economics and statistics pp. 1 - 45
Data of publication: 2020-08-10
ISSN: 0034-6535
1530-9142
EISSN: 1530-9142
Discipline: Economics
Statistics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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