The Demand for Teacher Characteristics in the Market for Child Care: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Many preschool-age children in the U.S. attend center-based child care programs that are of low quality. This paper examines the extent to which teacher qualifications widely considered important inputs to classroom quality are valued by providers during the hiring process. To do so, we administered...

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Volume: 10702
Main Author: Boyd-Swan, Casey
Herbst, Chris M
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) 2017
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 10702
Data of publication: 2017
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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