Journal Of The Econometric Society

An International Society for the Advancement of Economic
Theory in its Relation to Statistics and Mathematics

Edited by: Guido W. Imbens • Print ISSN: 0012-9682 • Online ISSN: 1468-0262

Supplemental Material

Econometrica - Volume 73, Issue 2

Variable Definitions, Data, and Programs for 'Teachers, Students, and Academic Achievement'

This supplement to the paper, "Teachers, Schools and Academic Achievement," provides corrections to tables in the original papers along with added technical details to the data, variable definitions and estimation.  That paper has two major empirical sections: estimation of the variance in teacher quality and estimation of more traditional education production functions.  Both rely upon administrative data for students and teachers from the Texas Education Agency.  The microdata are currently aggregate data on school outcomes used in the estimation of the variance in teacher quality are available through this site.  In addition to a description of the data and variables, this supplement also includes all of the STATA do-files used for data construction and estimation.