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Table 3 Logit estimates of the DCE model, standard students

From: Preferences and skills of Indian public sector teachers

Contract attributes [1] [2] [3] [4]
Pay (1000 Rs.) .132 [.011]** .133 [.010]** .121 [.013]** .139 [.026]**
Location: Village/Small town .507 [.095]** .576 [.088]** .779 [.105]** .880 [.220]**
Location: Home village / town .658 [.095]** 1.022 [.092]** 1.225 [.115]** 1.104 [.230]**
Location: District Capital area .368 [.096]** .636 [.091]** 1.006 [.110]** .749 [.225]**
Contract: Permanent with rotation .673 [.068]** .577 [.063]** .681 [.076]** .700 [.157]**
Contract: Permanent .783 [.100]** .723 [.094]** .770 [.117]** .833 [.238]**
Transfers: Based on merit .940 [.074]** 1.035 [.071]** 1.048 [.088]** .891 [.176]**
Small class size -.128 [.060]* -.043 [.056] -.127 [.067] -.173 [.137]
Female x Pay (1000 Rs.) -.007 [.016]      -.003 [.017]
Female x Village/Small town .188 [.134]      .170 [.144]
Female x Home village / town .704 [.141]**      .701 [.151]**
Female x District Capital area .563 [.138]**      .469 [.149]**
Female x Permanent with rotation -.184 [.096]      -.224 [.103]*
Female x Permanent -.067 [.144]      -.065 [.155]
Female x Based on merit .223 [.108]*      .267 [.116]*
Female x Small class size .127 [.084]      .159 [.091]
Caste x Pay (1000 Rs.)    -.011 [.016]    -.013 [.016]
Caste x Village/Small town    .026 [.135]    .043 [.139]
Caste x Home village / town    -.069 [.140]    -.073 [.144]
Caste x District Capital area    .002 [.139]    .067 [.143]
Caste x Permanent with rotation    -.019 [.097]    .039 [.099]
Caste x Permanent    .039 [.145]    .050 [.149]
Caste x Based on merit    .004 [.108]    .014 [.112]
Caste x Small class size    -.059 [.085]    -.080 [.087]
Rural x Pay (1000 Rs.)      .012 [.016] .011 [.017]
Rural x Village/Small town      -.319 [.136]* -.290 [.143]*
Rural x Home village / town      -.375 [.144]** -.221 [.151]
Rural x District Capital area      -.611 [.141]** -.516 [.148]**
Rural x Permanent with rotation      -.181 [.098] -.226 [.103]*
Rural x Permanent      -.04 [.149] -.054 [.155]
Rural x Based on merit      -.008 [.112] .061 [.116]
Rural x Small class size      .099 [.086] .139 [.090]
Additional Controls         Yes
  1. **,*: significant at the 1% and 5% levels respectively. Sample: Standard students only. Caste = Dummy for ST/SC/OBC, Rural = dummy for rural home location. Additional controls are dummy for having children, dummy for any teaching experience, and dummy for a MSc degree, but coefficients are not reported. Omitted category for Location is ‘Remote village’, for Contract ‘Fixed term 7-year contract’, and for Transfers ‘Based on connections/influence’
  2. Observations: 405 Individuals; 4793 Responses.