Aligning Learning Incentives of Students and Teachers: Results from a Social Experiment in Mexican High Schools

@article{Behrman2015AligningLI,
  title={Aligning Learning Incentives of Students and Teachers: Results from a Social Experiment in Mexican High Schools},
  author={J. Behrman and S. Parker and P. Todd and K. Wolpin},
  journal={Journal of Political Economy},
  year={2015},
  volume={123},
  pages={325 - 364}
}
This paper evaluates the impact of three different performance incentive schemes using data from a social experiment that randomized 88 Mexican high schools with over 40,000 students into three treatment groups and a control group. Treatment 1 provides individual incentives for performance on curriculum-based mathematics tests to students only, treatment 2 to teachers only, and treatment 3 gives both individual and group incentives to students, teachers, and school administrators. Program… Expand
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