NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Worker Absence and Productivity: Evidence from Teaching

Mariesa A. Herrmann, Jonah E. Rockoff

NBER Working Paper No. 16524
Issued in November 2010

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We acknowledge many helpful comments and suggestions from Jacob Vigdor, Dick Murnane, and Damon Clark, as well as participants at the NBER Summer Institute, the Education Finance Resource Consortium, and the SOLE/EALE conference. Veronica Cabezas provided invaluable help in the preparation of the data for this paper. Financial support was provided by the Educational Finance Research Consortium. Mariesa Herrmann’s work is also supported by a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this study are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. All errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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