1. Clauretie TM, Johnson EW. Factors affecting student performance in principles of economics. The Journal of Economic Education. 1975; 6(2): 132–134.
2. Lumsden KG, Scott A. The economics student reexamined: male-female differences in comprehension. The Journal of Economic Education. 1987; 18(4): 365–375.
3. Anderson G, Benjamin D, Fuss MA. The determinants of success in university introductory economics courses. The Journal of Economic Education. 1994; 25(2): 99–119.
4. Ballard CL, Johnson MF. 2004. Basic math skills and performance in an introductory economics class. The Journal of Economic Education. 2004; 35(1): 3–23.
5. Benedict ME, Hoag J. Seating location in large lectures: are seating preferences or location related to course performance? The Journal of Economic Education. 2004; 35(3): 215231.
6. Caviglia-Harris J.L. Attendance and achievement in economics: investigating the impact of attendance policies and absentee rates on student performance. Journal of Economics and Finance Education. 2006; 4(2): 1–15.
7. Gossard MH, Jessup E, Casavant K. Anatomy of a classroom: an exploratory analysis of elements influencing academic performance. North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Journal. 2006; 50(2): 36–39.
8. Arbia G. A Primer for Spatial Econometrics with Applications in R. 2014; New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan.
9. Zimmerman D. Peer effects in academic outcomes: evidence from a natural experiment. The Review of Economics and Statistics. 2003; 85(1): 9–23.
10. Stinebrickner TR, Stinebrickner R. What can be learned about peer rffects using college roommates? Evidence from new survey data and students from disadvantaged backgrounds. CIBC Working Paper No. 2005–4. 2005; Available at: http://economics.uwo.ca/chcp/workingpapers_docs/wp2005/Stinebrickner04.pdf.
11. Hoxby C. Peer effects in the classroom: learning from gender and race variation. NBER Working Paper No. 7867. 2000; Available at: http://www.nber.org/papers/w7867.
12. Marshall PD, Losonczy-Marshall M. 2010. Classroom ecology: relations between seating location, performance, and attendance. Psychological Reports 2010; 107(2): 567–577. doi: 10.2466/11.22.PR0.107.5.567-577 21117484
13. Tagliacolloab VA, Volpatoac GL, Pereira A Jr. Association of student position in classroom and school performance. Educational Research 2010; 1(6): 198–201.
14. Hammonds F, Mariano G. Student test grades in college: a study of possible predictors. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education 2015; 27: 114–118.
15. Shernoff DJ, Sannella AJ, Schorr RY, Sanchez-Wall L, Ruzek EA, Sinha S, Bressler DM. Separate worlds: the influence of seating location on student engagement, classroom experience, and performance in the large university lecture hall. Journal of Environmental Psychology 2017; 49: 55–64.
16. Hong SC, Lee J. Who is sitting next to you? Peer effects inside the classroom. Quantitative Economics 2017; 8: 239–275.
17. Lacroix K, Lacroix S. Does seat location matter? A review of the proximity effect is large and small classrooms. Community College Enterprise. 2017; 23: 58–69.
18. Bergtold JS, Yeager EA, Griffin TW. Academic, demographic and spatial factors in the classroom affecting student performance in principles of agricultural economics courses. Selected paper presented at the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Annual Meetings. 2016; Boston, MA.
19. Manski CF. Identification of endogenous social effects: the reflection problem. Review of Economic Studies. 1993; 60: 531–542.
20. Anselin L. Spatial Econometrics: Methods and Models. 1988; The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
21. Greene WH. Econometric Analysis. 7 ed. 2012; Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall.