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ERIC Number: EJ1141357
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1060-9393
Cross-Regional Differences in Meeting the Challenge of Teacher Salary Increase
Derkachev, P. V.
Russian Education & Society, v57 n7 p572-589 2015
This paper presents an overview of studies on the correlations of teacher pay to regional economics and to regional factors affecting the size of teacher salaries. It describes the basic pay indicators for teachers in the regions: absolute salary, teacher pay level as compared to the average regional salary, and ratio of salary to the cost of a fixed set of goods and services and to the per capita gross regional product. Based on calculations that used open government databases, a classification of regions by teacher pay level was developed. Regions of the country turned out to belong to seven different clusters. Recommendations on teacher remuneration were developed for each of these clusters and common risks and challenges were identified. [This article was translated by Lucy Gunderson.]
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Russia
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