Working papers


Do Same-Sex Teachers Affect Test Scores and Job Preferences?
A Super Study and a Meta-Analysis on Role-Model Effects in Education
 

with Jan Feld, Alexandra de Gendre and Nicolás Salamanca


The Causal Impact of Socio-Emotional Skills Training on Educational Success 
with Giuseppe Sorrenti, Denis Ribeaud  & Manuel Eisner  
IZA DP  |  CESifo WP  |  CEPR DP
revise & resubmit Review of Economic Studies


The Value of a Peer
with Ingo Isphording
University of Zurich Working Paper No. 342
reject & resubmit Journal of Political Economy


Peers Affect Personality Development
with Xiaoyue Shan
IZA DP  |  CESifo WP  |  CEPR DP


 

Publications


The Effect of Higher-Achieving Peers on Major Choices and Labor Market Outcomes
with Jan Feld
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization
(196), 2022


The Impact of Peer Personality on Academic Achievement 
with Bart Golsteyn and Arjan Non
Journal of Political Economy (129)4, 2021


Achievement Rank Affects Performance and Major Choices in College
with Benjamin Elsner and Ingo Isphording
Economic Journal
(131)
632, 2021.


The Effect of Peer Gender on Major Choice in Business School
with Jan Feld
Management Science (67)11, 2021
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Exposure to More Female Peers Widens the Gender Gap in STEM Participation
with Anne Ardila Brenøe
Journal of Labor Economics (38)4, 2020


Are Professors Worth It? The Value-added and Costs of Tutorial Instructors
with Jan Feld and Nicolás Salamanca

Journal of Human Resources (55)3, 2020.
IZA newsroom article  |  The Conversation 


Gender Bias in Teaching Evaluations
with Friederike Mengel and Jan Sauermann

Journal of the European Economic Association (17)2, 2019
The Economist  |  Online Appendix


Students are Almost as Effective as Professors in University Teaching
with Jan Feld and Nicolás Salamanca

Economics of Education Review (73), 2019


«High» Achievers? – Cannabis Access and Academic Performance
with Olivier Marie

Review of Economic Studies 84(3), 2017
The Guardian  |  The Washington Post  |  IZA newsroom article  Interview with BYUradio


Understanding Peer Effects – On the Nature, Estimation and Channels of Peer Effects
with Jan Feld

Journal of Labor Economics 35(2), 2017 
Supplementary simulation files


Parental Preferences for Primary School Characteristics
with Lex Borghans and Bart Golsteyn

The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy (Contributions) 15(1), 2015


School Quality and the Development of Cognitive Skills between Age Four and Six
with Lex Borghans and Bart Golsteyn

PLoS One 10(7)2015


 


Research in progress


The Impact of Online Instruction on Student Performance and University Experience
with Xiaoyue Shan and Uschi Backes-Gellner

Parenting
with Marta Golin and Helge Liebert

Preferences for Peers
with Xiaoyue Shan