Guest Speaker: C. Kirabo Jackson, Assistant Professor, Human Development and Social Policy at Northwestern University & Faculty Fellow, Institute for Policy Research
Lecture Title: Non-Cognitive Ability, Test Scores, and Teacher Quality: Evidence from 9th Grade Teachers in North Carolina
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- Jackson, C. K. (forthcoming). Teacher Quality at the High-School Level: The Importance of Accounting for Tracks. NBER Working Paper 17722.
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