Measuring the relative pay of school teachers in Latin America 1997–2007

@inproceedings{Mizala2016MeasuringTR,
  title={Measuring the relative pay of school teachers in Latin America 1997–2007},
  author={Alejandra Mizala and Hugo Nopo},
  year={2016}
}
How much are teachers paid in comparison to those in other professions in Latin America? How have these differences evolved in recent years? Is teachers’ underpayment more pronounced in certain segments of the labor markets? This paper documents answers for those questions using data for thirteen Latin-American countries circa 1997 and circa 2007. After controlling the earnings differentials by observable characteristics we find that teachers are underpaid vis-a-vis other professionals and… CONTINUE READING

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