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Teacher Applicant Hiring and Teacher Performance: Evidence from DC Public Schools

Brian Jacob, Jonah E. Rockoff, Eric S. Taylor, Benjamin Lindy, Rachel Rosen

NBER Working Paper No. 22054
Issued in March 2016

---- Acknowledgments ----

We first thank the District of Columbia Public Schools, in particular Michael Gaskins, Anna Gregory, Brooke Miller, Jason Kamras, and Scott Thompson. Generous financial support was provided by the Smith Richardson Foundation. We received helpful comments and suggestions from seminar participants at Brown, Chicago, Clemson, Cornell, Delaware, Johns Hopkins, Kentucky, LSU, New York Fed, NYU, Paris School of Economics, Princeton, Stanford, UC Santa Barbara, APPAM, and AEFP. The authors of this publication were consultants to the District of Columbia Public Schools. The terms of this relationship and this publication have been reviewed and found to be in accordance with the DCPS policy on objectivity in research by the Office of Talent and Culture and by the Office of Instructional Practice District of Columbia Public Schools. 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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