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Teacher quality and earnings

William Sander

Economics Letters, 2008, vol. 99, issue 2, 307-309

Abstract: The effect of cognitive ability as indicated by a vocabulary test score on earnings by teachers and selected other occupations is estimated. Although test scores increase earnings for non-teacher occupations, the effect of test scores on teacher earnings is zero.

Date: 2008
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