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Contract Teachers: Experimental Evidence from India

Karthik Muralidharan, Venkatesh Sundararaman

NBER Working Paper No. 19440
Issued in September 2013, Revised in October 2013

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This paper is based on an experiment carried out as part of the Andhra Pradesh Randomized Evaluation Studies (AP RESt), which is a partnership between the Government of Andhra Pradesh, the Azim Premji Foundation, and the World Bank. Financial assistance for the project has been provided by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Azim Premji Foundation, and the World Bank. We thank Dileep Ranjekar, Michelle Riboud, Amit Dar, Samuel C. Carlson, and officials of the Department of School Education in Andhra Pradesh (particularly Dr. I.V. Subba Rao, Dr. P. Krishnaiah, and K. Ramakrishna Rao), for their continuous support and long-term vision for this research. We are especially grateful to DD Karopady, M Srinivasa Rao, and staff of the Azim Premji Foundation for their leadership and meticulous work in implementing this project. We thank Vinayak Alladi, and Ketki Sheth for outstanding research assistance. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions expressed in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Government of Andhra Pradesh, the Azim Premji Foundation, the World Bank, or the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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