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Rule–based civil service: evidence from a nationwide teacher reform in Mexico
This paper studies the effect of a civil service reform on the skills profile of new teachers in Mexico. The reform mandated the use of rule-based recruitment over discretionary hiring. Our results show that the reform ...
The effect of high dismissal protection on bureaucratic turnover and productivity
This paper studies the impact of high dismissal protection on bureaucratic turnover and productivity in the context of public school teachers in Chile. We take advantage of a law that required education administrators ...
What a difference a full day makes: Evidence from new schools in Fortaleza
Although longer school days are in increasing supply, a lack of consensus about their effectiveness persists. Motivated by this gap, this paper studies the effect of enrolling in a new set of full-time secondary schools ...