Premium or Penalty? Labor Market Returns to Novice Public Sector Teachers
NBER Working Paper No. 24012
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We acknowledge funding from the Inter American Development Bank (IADB). We thank Mariana Alfonso, Ivan Enríquez, Carlos Hipólito García, Abhijit Singh, Nadmy Valbuena, and participants at AEFP Conference 2017, NBER, the CESIfo Economics of Education Conference 2016, LACEA-LAMES Conference 2016 and in the Colombian Ministry of Education, UCLA, USC, MSU Universidad EAFIT and Universidad de la Salle’s seminars for helpful comments and suggestions. Olga Victoria Dulce at Universidad de los Andes provided excellent research assistance in Colombia. We thank Dolly Ovalle and Luz Emilse Rincón at Colombia’s Ministry of Social Protection for providing access to social security employment and earnings data. Colombia’s Ministry of Education provided access to teacher rosters. All remaining 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.