Posts Tagged ‘Steven Levitt’

  • Grade Incentives

    Should Kids Get Paid for Grades?

    Apr 1, 14 • 295 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Economic Thinkers, Education, Government, Innovation, Labor, Lifestyle, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    What happens when you combine a $100 student payment with a teacher bonus for high A.P. grades, better lab equipment, free tutoring, Saturday classes and extra teacher training? At one Boston school, the results for the A.P. Statistics exam were: A surge in