"Student achievement"

The Impact of Pay-for-Percentile Incentive on Low-Achieving Students in Rural China

In some accountability regimes, teachers pay more attention to higher achieving students at the expense of lower achieving students. The overall goal of this study is to examine, in this type of accountability regime, the impacts of a …

Contract Teachers and Student Achievement in Rural China: Evidence from Class Fixed Effects

For schooling to play an important role in the development of human capital, the system of education needs to provide quality education, which among other things requires high-quality teachers. Facing fiscal constraints and growing enrolments, school …