The Economic Value of Higher Teacher Quality
NBER Working Paper No. 16606
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This paper benefitted from extensive and insightful comments by Martin West. Valuable research assistance was provided by Lorra de la Paz. This is a revised version of a paper originally prepared for the Conference on "Merit Pay: Will it Work? Is it Politically Viable?" sponsored by Harvard's Program on Education Policy and Governance, Taubman Center on State and Local Government, Harvard's Kennedy School, 2010. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.