Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Teaching Penalty

The teaching penalty in higher education: Evidence from a Public ResearchUniversity
Melissa Binder et al., Economics Letters, forthcoming

Abstract:  This article investigates whether faculty members are rewarded for teaching. We find that teaching a wider variety of courses and devoting more time to teaching results in a significant wage penalty, even when research productivity is carefully controlled.

(Nod to Kevin Lewis)


Tom said...

What generally happens when the consumer of a product is not responsible for payment?

Norman said...

Tom, who is the consumer of higher education? Students, employers, society, or parents?