This morning, I listened to a delightful NPR interview with the winner of this year’s Nobel Prize for Economics, Bengt Holmstrom.

I noted his skepticism of many typical incentives so, when I got home this evening, I searched online to see what, if anything, he might have written about education (despite my own skepticism about the role of economists in education  – see The Best Posts & Articles About The Role Of Economists In Education).

One thing I did discover was his opposition to teacher merit pay.

Here are excerpts from a couple of articles about him:



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