Teachers, electoral cycles and learning in India

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Fagernäs, Sonja; Pelkonen, Panu;
  • Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.3368/jhr.55.3.0816-8100R
  • Subject: L1 | JQ | JQ0200
    mesheuropmc: education | health care economics and organizations

Teachers are central for learning, but their hiring and management can be influenced by political factors, especially when they are civil servants. Using an administrative school-level panel data set for India, we find significant increases in teacher transfers and mode... View more
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