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The teaching penalty in higher education: Evidence from a public research university

Melissa Binder (), Janie Chermak, Kate Krause () and Jennifer Thacher

Economics Letters, 2012, vol. 117, issue 1, 39-41

Abstract: This article investigates whether faculty members are rewarded for teaching. We find that teaching a wider variety of courses and devoting more time to teaching results in a significant wage penalty, even when research productivity is carefully controlled.

Keywords: Faculty compensation; Pay incentives; Teaching penalty; Higher education (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I2 J2 J3 J4 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.04.021

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