Indiana University SPEA Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy University of Pennsylvania AIR American University

Panel: Labor Markets and Effective Teachers

Friday, November 13, 2015: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Flamingo (Hyatt Regency Miami)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Organizers:  Sarah Cannon, Northwestern University
Panel Chairs:  Jennifer Ann Heissel, Northwestern University
Discussants:  Sarah Crittenden Fuller, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Michael Podgursky, University of Missouri

Weak Markets, Strong Teachers: Recession at Career Start and Teacher Effectiveness
Markus Nagler, University of Munich, Marc Piopiunik, Ifo Institute for Economic Research and Martin R West, Harvard University

This panel addresses how changes in the teacher labor market affects teacher effectiveness. Sarah Cannon will present a paper about how changes in the community income in rural, farming communities affects school staffing. Marty West will present a paper studying the value-added measures of teachers who are hired in recessions. Umut Ozek will present a paper studying the dynamics of teacher mobility and teacher effectiveness in charter schools.
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