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Homepage:http://www.baylor.edu/j_west
Phone:254-710-6126
Workplace:National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), (more information at EDIRC)
Department of Economics, Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2023

  1. Minimum Wage Effects Within Census Based Statistical Areas: A Matched Pair Cross-Border Analysis
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article Minimum wage effects within Census Based Statistical Areas: A matched pair cross-border analysis, Economics Letters, Elsevier (2023) Downloads (2023)

2019

  1. Dishonest Behavior: Sin Big or Go Home
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    See also Journal Article Dishonest behavior: Sin big or go home, Economics Letters, Elsevier (2020) Downloads View citations (4) (2020)
  2. Should We Trust Clustered Standard Errors? A Comparison with Randomization-Based Methods
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

2018

  1. The Impact of Chief Diversity Officers on Diverse Faculty Hiring
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article The impact of chief diversity officers on diverse faculty hiring, Southern Economic Journal, John Wiley & Sons (2022) Downloads (2022)
  2. U.S. Safety Net Programs and Early Life Skills Formation: Results from a Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. The Impact of Intergroup Contact on Racial Attitudes and Revealed Preferences
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (34)

2012

  1. Retirement Pay and Officer Retention
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. From Natural Variation to Optimal Policy? The Lucas Critique Meets Peer Effects
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (35)

2010

  1. Does Drinking Impair College Performance? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Approach
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article Does drinking impair college performance? Evidence from a regression discontinuity approach, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (2011) Downloads View citations (64) (2011)
  2. Is Poor Fitness Contagious? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Friends
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article Is poor fitness contagious?, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (2011) Downloads View citations (61) (2011)

2009

  1. Sex and Science: How Professor Gender Perpetuates the Gender Gap
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article Sex and Science: How Professor Gender Perpetuates the Gender Gap, The Quarterly Journal of Economics, President and Fellows of Harvard College (2010) Downloads View citations (332) (2010)

2008

  1. Does Professor Quality Matter? Evidence from Random Assignment of Students to Professors
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article Does Professor Quality Matter? Evidence from Random Assignment of Students to Professors, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2010) Downloads View citations (193) (2010)
  2. Does Your Cohort Matter? Measuring Peer Effects in College Achievement
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Journal Article Does Your Cohort Matter? Measuring Peer Effects in College Achievement, Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press (2009) Downloads View citations (353) (2009)

Journal Articles

2023

  1. Minimum wage effects within Census Based Statistical Areas: A matched pair cross-border analysis
    Economics Letters, 2023, 229, (C) Downloads
    See also Working Paper Minimum Wage Effects Within Census Based Statistical Areas: A Matched Pair Cross-Border Analysis, NBER Working Papers (2023) Downloads (2023)

2022

  1. The impact of chief diversity officers on diverse faculty hiring
    Southern Economic Journal, 2022, 89, (1), 3-36 Downloads
    See also Working Paper The Impact of Chief Diversity Officers on Diverse Faculty Hiring, NBER Working Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (3) (2018)

2020

  1. Dishonest behavior: Sin big or go home
    Economics Letters, 2020, 186, (C) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper Dishonest Behavior: Sin Big or Go Home, NBER Working Papers (2019) Downloads (2019)

2019

  1. The Impact of College Diversity on Behavior toward Minorities
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2019, 11, (4), 159-82 Downloads View citations (35)

2013

  1. From Natural Variation to Optimal Policy? The Importance of Endogenous Peer Group Formation
    Econometrica, 2013, 81, (3), 855-882 Downloads View citations (357)

2011

  1. A's from Zzzz's? The Causal Effect of School Start Time on the Academic Achievement of Adolescents
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2011, 3, (3), 62-81 Downloads View citations (48)
  2. Does drinking impair college performance? Evidence from a regression discontinuity approach
    Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, (1-2), 54-62 Downloads View citations (64)
    Also in Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, (1), 54-62 (2011) Downloads View citations (62)

    See also Working Paper Does Drinking Impair College Performance? Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Approach, NBER Working Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (4) (2010)
  3. Is poor fitness contagious?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, (7), 657-663 Downloads View citations (61)
    Also in Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, (7-8), 657-663 (2011) Downloads View citations (59)

    See also Working Paper Is Poor Fitness Contagious? Evidence from Randomly Assigned Friends, NBER Working Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (7) (2010)

2010

  1. Does Professor Quality Matter? Evidence from Random Assignment of Students to Professors
    Journal of Political Economy, 2010, 118, (3), 409-432 Downloads View citations (193)
    See also Working Paper Does Professor Quality Matter? Evidence from Random Assignment of Students to Professors, NBER Working Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (14) (2008)
  2. Sex and Science: How Professor Gender Perpetuates the Gender Gap
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2010, 125, (3), 1101-1144 Downloads View citations (332)
    See also Working Paper Sex and Science: How Professor Gender Perpetuates the Gender Gap, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (14) (2009)

2009

  1. Does Your Cohort Matter? Measuring Peer Effects in College Achievement
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2009, 27, (3), 439-464 Downloads View citations (353)
    See also Working Paper Does Your Cohort Matter? Measuring Peer Effects in College Achievement, NBER Working Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (35) (2008)

2008

  1. Peer Effects in Academic Cheating
    Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43, (1) Downloads View citations (78)

2005

  1. Optimal compensating wages for military personnel
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2005, 24, (4), 803-822 Downloads View citations (2)

2003

  1. Class Action Extraction?
    Public Choice, 2003, 116, (1-2), 91-108 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The Evolution of Fuzzy Rules as Strategies in Two‐Player Games
    Southern Economic Journal, 2003, 69, (3), 705-717 Downloads

1996

  1. Functional form in regression models of Okun's law
    Applied Economics Letters, 1996, 3, (9), 607-609 Downloads View citations (6)
 
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