May 2020
Author(s): Bertoni, Eleonora;Elacqua, Gregory;Méndez, Carolina;Montalva, Veronica;Munevar, Isabela;Westh Olsen, Anne Sofie;Román, Alonso
Considerando los desafíos que la región enfrenta en seleccionar y asignar los mejores docentes a las escuelas que más los necesitan, en este documento tratamos de responder a dos preguntas…
Apr 2020
Author(s): Lee, Soohyung;Koh, Anna
In many Asian countries, such as South Korea, teaching is considered a very high-status profession. A teacher in South Korea must meet a minimum qualification, either by graduating from education…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Elacqua, Gregory;Marotta, Luana
Low salaries, a limited amount of full-time teaching positions, and alternative systems of allocating teaching hours lead teachers to look for additional jobs in other schools. Although this is a…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Duryea, Suzanne;Sampaio, Breno;Sampaio, Gustavo R.;Ribas, Rafael P.;Trevisan, Giuseppe
This paper examines the labor market returns to attending free elite higher education for different socioeconomic and demographic groups in Brazil. Using restricted-access data from a flagship public…