Alfredo R. Paloyo

Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)

Hohenzollernstr. 1-3

Essen, 45128

Germany

Ruhr University of Bochum

Bochum, 44780

Germany

University of Wollongong

Northfields Avenue

Wollongong, New South Wales 2522

Australia

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Evaluating the Labor-Market Effects of Compulsory Military Service – A Regression-Discontinuity Approach

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 141
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Oct 2009
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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causal effect, quasi-experimental estimators, conscription

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Compulsory Military Service in Germany Revisited

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 206
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Alfredo R. Paloyo
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Difference in Differences, German Federal Defense Force

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Do Guns Displace Books? – The Impact of Compulsory Military Service on Educational Attainment

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 260
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Jun 2011
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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regression discontinuity, conscription, career interruption, skill atrophy, TS2SLS

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The Regional Economic Effects of Military Base Realignments and Closures in Germany

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 181
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Apr 2010
Alfredo R. Paloyo, Colin Vance and Matthias Vorell
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Geographic information system, armed forces, regional adjustment

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High-Impact Minimum Wages and Heterogeneous Regions

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Apr 2013
Philipp vom Berge, Hanna Frings and Alfredo R. Paloyo
Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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construction sector, Germany, minimum wage, spatial heterogeneity, spatial panel data

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Local Determinants of Crime: Do Military Bases Matter?

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 211
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Alfredo R. Paloyo, Colin Vance and Matthias Vorell
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Armed forces; BRAC; deviant behavior; geographic information system

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The Causal Link between Financial Incentives and Weight Loss

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 290
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Nov 2011
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), World Bank, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and University of Cologne - SOCLIFE Research Training Group
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Financial incentives, weight loss, obesity, randomized experiment, survey

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When Did We Begin to Spell 'Heteros*Edasticity' Correctly?

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Dec 2011
Alfredo R. Paloyo
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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heteroskedasticity, culturomics, Google books, econometric orthography, philology

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Evaluating the Labor-Market Effects of Compulsory Military Service

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4535
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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causal effect, quasi-experimental estimators, conscription

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The Effect of Supplemental Instruction on Academic Performance: An Encouragement Design Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9696
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Feb 2016
Alfredo R. Paloyo, Sally Rogan and Peter Siminski
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), University of Wollongong and University of Wollongong - School of Economics
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Australia, randomized-encouragement design, student outcomes, peer-assisted study session, supplemental instruction, selection bias

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Heterogeneous Effects of High School Peers on Educational Outcomes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9795
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Silvia Mendolia, Alfredo R. Paloyo and Ian Walker
University of Aberdeen, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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peer effects, instrumental variables, test scores

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Quasi-Experimental Methods in Empirical Regional Science and Policy Analysis – Is There a Scope for Application?

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 367
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 11 Oct 2012
Timo Mitze, Alfredo R. Paloyo and Björn Alecke
Gesellschaft für Okonomische Regionalanalysen (GEFRA), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and GEFRA
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generalized propensity score, nearest neighbor matching, labor productivity growth, regional policy

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Co-Pay and Feel Okay: Evidence of Illusory Health Gains from a Health Insurance Reform

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 142
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Oct 2009
Alfredo R. Paloyo
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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natural experiment, cognitive dissonance, self-rated health status

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Biting Back at Malaria – Self-Medication, Traditional Healers, and the Public Sector

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 411
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Jun 2013
Alfredo R. Paloyo and Arndt R. Reichert
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and World Bank
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Quality of care, health care providers, health inequalities, malaria, sub-Saharan Africa, child health

Assessing the Regional Economic Impacts of Defense Activities – A Survey of Methods

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 417
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Aug 2013
Josselin Droff and Alfredo R. Paloyo
University of Western Brittany (UBO) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Defense activities, public planning, regional impact methods

Assessing the Regional Economic Impacts of Defense Activities: A Survey of Methods

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 29, Issue 2, pp. 375-402, 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Mar 2015
Josselin Droff and Alfredo R. Paloyo
University of Western Brittany (UBO) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Defense activities, Public planning, Regional‐impact evaluation

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Do Guns Displace Books? The Impact of Compulsory Military Service on Educational Attainment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5744
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Jun 2011
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), Government of the Federal Republic of Germany - Institute for Employment Research (IAB), Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and RWI - Leibniz-Insitut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI Essen)
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career interruption, conscription, regression discontinuity, skill atrophy, TS2SLS

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In Good Company – Neighborhood Quality and Female Employment

Ruhr Economic Paper No. 535
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Apr 2015
Peggy Bechara, Lea Eilers and Alfredo R. Paloyo
RWI Essen, Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Neighborhood effects; female labor supply; social interactions; peer effects

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Biting Back at Malaria: Assessing Health‐Service Providers' Compliance with Treatment Guidelines

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 591-626, 2017
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jul 2017
Alfredo R. Paloyo and Arndt R. Reichert
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen) and World Bank
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The Causal Link between Financial Incentives and Weight Loss: An Evidence‐Based Survey of the Literature

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 28, Issue 3, pp. 401-420, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen), World Bank, University of Cologne - SOCLIFE Research Training Group and Rhine-Westphalia Institute for Economic Research (RWI-Essen)
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Financial incentives, Weight loss, Obesity, Randomized experiment, Survey