The Economic Value of Higher Teacher Quality

@article{Hanushek2010TheEV,
  title={The Economic Value of Higher Teacher Quality},
  author={Eric A. Hanushek},
  journal={Labor: Human Capital eJournal},
  year={2010}
}
  • E. Hanushek
  • Published 1 December 2010
  • Education
  • Labor: Human Capital eJournal

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