Working Papers


Work In Progress

Rigissa Megalokonomou

​Lecturer in Economics

  • "Long Term Effects of Teachers: Evidence from a Teacher Value Added Approach” with Victor Lavy (Warwick) work in progress
  • "Swine Flu, Class Attendance, and School Performance. Should we force students to go to class? with Sofoklis Goulas (Stanford),  revising existing draft
  • ”Estimating Human Capital Depreciation: Evidence from Greek Teacher Waitlists” with Michael Dinerstein (Chicago) and Costantine Yannelis (Chicago Booth), draft preparation
  • “Does the Gender Composition of Judges Matter? Evidence from Random Assignment of Judges to Cases from more than 3,000 Supreme Court cases”​ , data collection done, draft in preparation​​
  • "Externalities in the Classroom. Are High-Achievers Hostages of Low-Achievers?" with Sofoklis Goulas (Stanford) and  Silvia Griselda (Melbourne) revising the draft for circulation
  • "The Effect of the Exposure to Refugees on Crime Activity. Evidence from the Greek Islands​" with Valantis Vasilakis (Bangor) draft available here
  • "The impact of scholarships and bursaries on academic success in University and the Labor Market”  with Valantis Vasilakis (Bangor)
  • "The Long Run Gender Peer Effects" with Yi Zhang (Queensland) and Sofoklis Goulas (Stanford), first draft ready
  • "Are Girls Always More Likely to Give up? Evidence from a Natural Experiment with Low-Achieving Students" with Aspasia Bizopoulou (VATT Institute for Economic Research) and Stefania Simion (Bristol), draft in preparation​​


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