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James E. West

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NBER Working Papers and Publications

February 2015The Impact of Intergroup Contact on Racial Attitudes and Revealed Preferences
with Scott E. Carrell, Mark Hoekstra: w20940
November 2012Retirement Pay and Officer Retention
with Jeffrey S. Smith: w18502
March 2011From Natural Variation to Optimal Policy? The Lucas Critique Meets Peer Effects
with Scott E. Carrell, Bruce I. Sacerdote: w16865

Published: “ From Natural Variation to Optimal Policy? The Importance of Endogenous Peer Group Formation ,” Econometrica , 81(3): 855 - 882 , 2013 . (with B. Sacerdote and J. West)

November 2010Is Poor Fitness Contagious? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Friends
with Scott E. Carrell, Mark Hoekstra: w16518

Published: Carrell, Scott E. & Hoekstra, Mark & West, James E., 2011. "Is poor fitness contagious?: Evidence from randomly assigned friends," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(7-8), pages 657-663, August. citation courtesy of

September 2010Does Drinking Impair College Performance? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Approach
with Scott E. Carrell, Mark Hoekstra: w16330

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May 2009Sex and Science: How Professor Gender Perpetuates the Gender Gap
with Scott E. Carrell, Marianne E. Page: w14959

Published: Scott E. Carrell & Marianne E. Page & James E. West, 2010. "Sex and Science: How Professor Gender Perpetuates the Gender Gap," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 125(3), pages 1101-1144, August. citation courtesy of

June 2008Does Professor Quality Matter? Evidence from Random Assignment of Students to Professors
with Scott E. Carrell: w14081

Published: Scott E. Carrell & James E. West, 2010. "Does Professor Quality Matter? Evidence from Random Assignment of Students to Professors," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 118(3), pages 409-432, 06. citation courtesy of

May 2008Does Your Cohort Matter? Measuring Peer Effects in College Achievement
with Scott E. Carrell, Richard L. Fullerton: w14032

Published: Scott E. Carrell & Richard L. Fullerton & James E. West, 2009. "Does Your Cohort Matter? Measuring Peer Effects in College Achievement," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 27(3), pages 439-464, 07. citation courtesy of

 
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