James E. West

Baylor University - Department of Economics

W.H. Smith Professor of Economics

P.O. Box 98003

Waco, TX 76798-8003

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Peer Effects in Academic Cheating

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Nov 2005
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, Baylor University - Department of Economics and U.S. Air Force Academy
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Peer Effects, Cheating, Honor Codes

Does Drinking Impair College Performance? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Approach

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 25 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2010
Scott E. Carrell, Mark Hoekstra and James E. West
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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Alcohol, Drinking, Education

Does Drinking Impair College Performance? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w16330
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 Sep 2010
Scott E. Carrell, Mark Hoekstra and James E. West
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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Peer and Leadership Effects in Academic and Athletic Performance

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Aug 2006
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, U.S. Air Force Academy - Department of Economics & Geography, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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Peer Effects, Social Interactions

Is Poor Fitness Contagious? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Friends

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 26 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2010
Scott E. Carrell, Mark Hoekstra and James E. West
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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Health, Fitness, Obesity, Peer Effects, Social Networks

Is Poor Fitness Contagious? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Friends

NBER Working Paper No. w16518
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Nov 2010
Scott E. Carrell, Mark Hoekstra and James E. West
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, University of Pittsburgh - Department of Economics and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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Sex and Science: How Professor Gender Perpetuates the Gender Gap

NBER Working Paper No. w14959
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 May 2009 Last Revised: 29 May 2009
Scott E. Carrell, Marianne Page and James E. West
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, University of California, Davis and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Chief Diversity Officers on Diverse Faculty Hiring

NBER Working Paper No. w24969
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Baylor University, Baylor University - Department of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate, Baylor University and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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Does Professor Quality Matter? Evidence from Random Assignment of Students to Professors

NBER Working Paper No. w14081
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2010
Scott E. Carrell and James E. West
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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Does Your Cohort Matter? Measuring Peer Effects in College Achievement

NBER Working Paper No. w14032
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Jun 2008
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, U.S. Air Force Academy - Department of Economics & Geography and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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From Natural Variation to Optimal Policy? The Lucas Critique Meets Peer Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w16865
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2011
Scott E. Carrell, Bruce Sacerdote and James E. West
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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U.S. Safety Net Programs and Early Life Skills Formation: Results from a Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study

NBER Working Paper No. w24832
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jul 2018
Baylor University, University of Tennessee, Memphis - Health Science Center and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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Should We Trust Clustered Standard Errors? a Comparison with Randomization-Based Methods

NBER Working Paper No. w25926
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 Jun 2019
Lourenco Paz and James E. West
Baylor University and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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Should We Trust Clustered Standard Errors? a Comparison with Randomization-Based Methods

NBER Working Paper No. w25926
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Jun 2019
Lourenco Paz and James E. West
Baylor University and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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The Impact of Intergroup Contact on Racial Attitudes and Revealed Preferences

NBER Working Paper No. w20940
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2015
Scott E. Carrell, Mark Hoekstra and James E. West
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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13.

Retirement Pay and Officer Retention

NBER Working Paper No. w18502
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Nov 2012
Jeffrey Smith and James E. West
Virginia Military Institute and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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Dishonest Behavior: Sin Big or Go Home

NBER Working Paper No. w25746
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Apr 2019
Jason Aimone, Brittany Ward and James E. West
Baylor University, Texas A&M University - Department of Economics and Finance and Baylor University - Department of Economics
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