Can Redistributing Teachers Across Schools Raise Educational Attainment ? Evidence from Operation Blackboard in India

@inproceedings{Chin2007CanRT,
  title={Can Redistributing Teachers Across Schools Raise Educational Attainment ? Evidence from Operation Blackboard in India},
  author={Aimee Chin},
  year={2007}
}
I evaluate a reform in India which sought to provide a second teacher to all one-teacher primary schools. The central government paid for 140,000 teachers, which is 8% of the pre-reform stock of primary-level teachers. I find that less than half of these teachers were sent to the intended place. Additionally, teachers per school did not increase and class… CONTINUE READING