William Becker

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OBJECTIVE In this study, we investigated the effects of mild motion sickness and sopite syndrome on multitasking cognitive performance. BACKGROUND Despite knowledge on general motion sickness, little is known about the effect of motion sickness and sopite syndrome on multitasking cognitive performance. Specifically, there is a gap in existing knowledge in(More)
  • Gregory Gilpin, William Becker, Gerhard Glomm, Michael Kaganovich, Rusty
  • 2008
Teacher attrition rates in unionized and non-unionized schools are distinctly different. The ways in which individuals enter teaching are also very different and are dependent upon an individual " s preferences and abilities. Thus, the difference in teacher attrition may reflect more on individuals " self-selection into teaching than the barriers to(More)
Using teacher level data from public, private, and charter schools, we examine how various school level wage frictions such as salary schedules and collective bargaining agreements affect the level of teacher quality across subject levels in U.S. high schools. We find that salary schedules have a significant negative effect on teacher quality, reducing(More)
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