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Title Incentives to Improve Teaching : Lessons from Latin America
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (xv, 435 pages) : illustrations, map
Series Directions in development
Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
World Bank e-Library.
Contents Improving teaching and learning through effective incentives : lessons from education reforms in Latin America / Emiliana Vegas and Ilana Umansky -- A literature review of teacher quality and incentives : theory and evidence / Ilana Umansky -- Are teachers well paid in Latin America and the Caribbean? : relative wage and structure of returns of teachers / Werner Hernani-Limartino -- Teacher's salary structure and incentives in Chile / Alejandra Mizala and Pilar Romaguera -- Educational finance equalization, spending and teacher quality, and student outcomes : the case of Brazil's FUNDEF / Nora Gordon and Emiliana Vegas -- Arbitrary variation in teacher salaries : an analysis of teacher pay in Bolivia / Miguel Urquiola and Emiliana Vegas
Teacher and principal incentives in Mexico / Patrick J. McEwan and Lucrecia Santibáñez -- Decentralization of education, teacher behavior, and outcomes : the case of El Salvador's EDUCO program / Yasuyuki Sawada and Andrew B. Ragatz -- Teacher effort and schooling outcomes in rural Honduras / Emanuela di Gropello and Jeffery H. Marshall -- Teacher incentives and student achievement in Nicaraguan autonomous schools / Caroline E. Parker -- Political economy, incentives, and teachers' unions : case studies in Chile and Peru / Luis Crouch
Summary Latin America faces tremendous challenges, particularly those of development, poverty, and inequality. Education is widely recognized as one of the most critical means of defeating these challenges. Democratizing education, by improving both its coverage and quality, is critical to overcoming the social and economic inequality that plagues Latin America. Ensuring that all children have the opportunity to learn critical skills at both primary and secondary level is paramount to overcoming skill barriers that perpetuate underdevelopment and poverty. A growing body of evidence supports the intuit
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Teachers -- Salaries, etc. -- Latin America -- Cross-cultural studies
Rewards and punishments in education -- Latin America -- Cross-cultural studies
School improvement programs -- Latin America -- Cross-cultural studies
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations.
Rewards and punishments in education.
School improvement programs.
Teachers -- Salaries, etc.
Salários -- América latina.
Ensino (reforma)
Enseignants -- Salaires -- Amérique latine -- 1990- ... -- Études transculturelles.
Enseignement -- Réforme -- Amérique latine -- 1990- ... -- Études transculturelles.
Éducation -- Aspect économique -- Amérique latine -- 1990- ... -- Études transculturelles.
Conditions de travail.
Étude transculturelle.
Motivation du personnel.
Qualité de l'enseignement.
Réforme pédagogique.
Rétention du personnel.
Latin America.
Amérique latine.
Genre/Form Cross-cultural studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Vegas, Emiliana
World Bank.
LC no. 2005047500
ISBN 9780821362150