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Enhancing the Efficacy of Teacher Incentives through Loss Aversion: A Field Experiment

Roland G. Fryer, Jr, Steven D. Levitt, John List, Sally Sadoff

NBER Working Paper No. 18237
Issued in July 2012

---- Acknowledgements -----

We are grateful to Tom Amadio and the Chicago Heights teachers union. Matt Davis, Sean Golden, Phuong Ta and Wooju Lee provided exceptional research assistance. Financial support from the Broad Foundation (Fryer) and the Kenneth and Anne Griffin Foundation is gratefully acknowledged. The usual caveat applies. Financial support from the Broad Foundation (Fryer) and the Kenneth and Anne Griffin Foundation is gratefully acknowledged. 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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