Working papers

Peers from Venus and Mars: Higher-Achieving Men Foster Gender Gaps in Major Choice and Labor Market Outcomes, with Jan Feld
Winner of the 2018 Distinguished CESifo Affiliate Award

The Impact of Peer Personality on Academic Achievement,  with Bart Golsteyn and Arjan Non,
revise and resubmit Journal of Political Economy

Exposure to More Female Peers Widens the Gender Gap in STEM Participation, with Anne Ardila Brenøe,
University of Zurich Working Paper

Achievement Rank Affects Performance and Major Choices in College, with Benjamin Elsner and Ingo Isphording
niversity of Zurich Working Paper

The Effect of Peer Gender on Major Choice, with Jan Feld,
University of Zurich Working Paper


Are Professors Worth It? The Value-added and Costs of Tutorial Instructors, with Jan Feld and Nicolás Salamanca,
Journal of Human Resources (accepted)

Gender Bias in Teaching Evaluations, with Friederike Mengel and Jan Sauermann
Journal of the European Economic Association (forthcoming)
The Economist  |  Online Appendix

«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