School accountability: Incentives or sorting?

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Gjefsen, Hege Marie; Gunnes, Trude;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Oslo: Statistics Norway, Research Department
  • Subject: difference-in-difference-in-difference | school accountability regimes; design of incentives; teacher turnover; teacher quality; teacher sorting; student achievement; difference-in-difference-in-difference | D03 | J21 | I21 | school accountability regimes | J38 | design of incentives | teacher quality | student achievement | teacher turnover | teacher sorting
    • jel: jel:I21 | jel:D03 | jel:J21 | jel:J38
      ddc: ddc:330

We exploit a nested school accountability reform to estimate the causal effect on teacher mobility, sorting, and student achievement. In 2003, lower-secondary schools in Oslo became accountable to the school district authority for student achievement. In 2005, informati... View more
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