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Table 1 Summary statistics: administrative data

From: Matching strategies of teachers and schools in general equilibrium

  Stayers Transfers New Δ (Std. Err.)
Demographics      
Minority 0.135 0.141 0.119 0.006 (0.011)
Female 0.911 0.888 0.889 -0.023 (0.010)
MA degree 0.281 0.273 0.214 -0.008 (0.014)
Certified 0.104 0.087 0.007 -0.017 (0.009)
Experience      
Low (1 - 3 years) 0.237 0.293   0.056 (0.014)
Mid (4 - 10 years) 0.390 0.443   0.053 (0.015)
High (10 + years) 0.373 0.264   -0.109 (0.015)
Year (t-1)      
Bad school 0.130 0.212   0.082 (0.011)
Good school 0.870 0.788    
School minority % 0.420 0.488   0.068 (0.009)
School poverty % 0.502 0.543   0.041 (0.007)
School female % 0.488 0.487   -0.001 (0.001)
Year (t)      
Bad school 0.130 0.149 0.170 0.019 (0.011)
Good school 0.870 0.851 0.830   
School minority % 0.391 0.412 0.452 0.022 (0.009)
School poverty % 0.493 0.485 0.497 -0.008 (0.007)
School female % 0.468 0.468 0.468 -0.001 (0.001)
Observations 10260 1136 2011   
  1. NCERDC data from 2005/06 and 2006/07. School poverty % is the percentage of student population that receives free or reduced price lunch. ‘Bad’ schools are low-performing, and ‘good’ schools are high-performing schools. See end-note 16 for details. Δ is the difference in means between the Transfers and the Stayers. Difference in means is statistically significant from zero at 10% level, 5% level, and 1% level, respectively.