This paper examines the role played in India by fixers—intermediaries connecting teachers with politicians and government officers—in the teacher transfer process. It shows how the state’s efforts at education reform and accountability are compromised by entities operating outside the realm of policy.
Fixers in India’s Teacher Labor Markets: Behind the Scenes
Tara Béteille is a Senior Economist at the World Bank. This paper is based on her dissertation work at Stanford University. The views represented in it are hers and do not represent those of the World Bank. Email: <email@example.com>.
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Tara Béteille; Fixers in India’s Teacher Labor Markets: Behind the Scenes. Asian Survey 1 October 2015; 55 (5): 942–968. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.5.942
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