​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Comparative Advantage and Gender Gap in STEM  (Accepted, Journal of Human Resources)

  • Academic Version: Working Paper, with Sofoklis Goulas (Stanford) and Silvia Griselda (Melbourne)                                   
  • Awards: Recipient of: 2020 Best Paper Award on Gender Economics by UniCredit Foundation, Mardi Dungey Prize for the Best Paper, ANU, November 2019 and Best Paper Award at the 2020  Australian Gender Economics Workshop at QUT

Estimating Human Capital Depreciation: Evidence from Greek Teacher Waitlists”  (R&R, American Economic Review) 
Academic Version: NBER Working Paper, with Michael Dinerstein (Chicago) and and Costantine Yannelis (Chicago Booth)

Persistency in Teachers' Grading Biases and Effect on Longer Term Outcomes: University Admission Exams and Choice of Field of Study ​(R&R, AEJ Applied)​

Are Girls Always More Likely to Give up? Evidence from a Natural Experiment with Low-Achieving Students" (Under Review, AEJ:Applied)

  • Academic Version: Working Paperwith Aspasia Bizopoulou (VATT Institute for Economic Research) and Stefania Simion (Bristol) 

Does the Girl Next Door Affect your Academic Outcomes and Career Choices? (Revising the draft and will resubmit soon)

  • Academic Version: Working Paper, with Yi Zhang (Queensland) and Sofoklis Goulas (Stanford)

​Compulsory Class Attendance Vs Autonomy (R&R, Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization)

  • Academic Version: Working Paper, with Sofoklis Goulas (Stanford) and Silvia Griselda (Bocconi)

The Effect of the Exposure to Refugees on Crime Activity. Evidence from the Greek Islands​"  (Under Review, European Economic Review)

  • Academic Version: Working Paper, with Valantis Vasilakis (Bangor)

    Work In Progress

Rigissa Megalokonomou

​Lecturer in Economics

Working Papers and R&Rs


​​Long Term Effects of Teachers: Evidence from a Teacher Value Added Approach

  • Status: Draft in Preparation, with Victor Lavy (Warwick) 

​​​Does the Gender Composition of Judges Matter? Evidence from Random Assignment of Judges to Cases from more than 3,000 Supreme Court Cases

  • Status: Draft in Preparation

The Effects of Female Teacherson School and University Outcomes

  • Status: Draft in Preparation, with Victor Lavy (Warwick) 

Students', Parents' and Teachers' Reactions to Ranks

  • Status, Draft in Preparation, with Yi Zhang (University of Queensland)

Females, Classroom Disruption, and STEM Careers

  • Status: Draft in Preparation, with Yi Zhang (Queensland) and Sofoklis Goulas (Stanford)

Explicit Rewards and Same-Gender Models

  • Status: Draft in Preparation, with Sofoklis Goulas (Stanford) and Bhagya Gunawardena (University of Queensland)

The Impact of Scholarships and Bursaries on Academic Success in University and the Labor

  • Status: Draft in Preparation, with Vasilakis Valantis (Bangor)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Feedback, Learning and Performance: Evidence from a Randomised Controlled Trial (2021,  Economic Journal, ABDC: A*)​​

  • Academic Version: Working Paper, with Isabella Dobrescu (UNSW), Marco Faravelli (Queensland) and Alberto Motta (UNSW)

​Class size and performance: At what cost? (2021,  European Economic Review, ABDC: A*)​​ 

​​Knowing who you Actually Are: The Effect of Feedback on Short and Long Term Outcomes  (2021, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization,  ABDC: A*)

​​Do Parents Respond to Regulation of Sugary Drinks in Childcare? Evidence from California"  (2020, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization,  ABDC: A* )

  • Academic Paper: Published Version, with Jiafei Hu  (University of Queensland) and Haishan Yuan (University of Queensland)

​School Attendance during a Pandemic (2020, Economics Letters, ABDC: A )

"Marathon, Hurdling or Sprint? The Effects of Exam Scheduling on Academic Performance" (2020, The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, ABDC: A )

Which Degrees do Students Prefer During Recessions? (2018, Empirical Economics, ABDC: A )