Sofia Berto Villas-Boas

University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics

310 Giannini Hall # 3310

Berkeley, CA 94720

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Tracking the Libor Rate

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Jul 2010
Rosa M. Abrantes-Metz and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
Global Economics Group, LLC and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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market rate data, Libor, Benford’s law, second digit distributions, aggregation game, agents’ signals, manipulation, collusion, conspiracy

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Determinants of Margins in the Distribution Channel: An Empirical Investigation

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 1959
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Mar 2007
Michaela Draganska, Daniel Klapper and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
Drexel University, Humboldt University Berlin - School of Business and Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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competitive advantage, econometric models, retailing, competitive strategy

A Larger Slice or a Larger Pie? An Empirical Investigation of Bargaining Power in the Distribution Channel

Stanford University Graduate School of Business Research Paper No. 2001
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Oct 2008
Michaela Draganska, Daniel Klapper and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
Drexel University, Humboldt University Berlin - School of Business and Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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bargaining, competitive strategy, Distribution, econometric models, industrial organization, marketing strategy

A Larger Slice or a Larger Pie? An Empirical Investigation of Bargaining Power in The Distribution Channel

Marketing Science, Vol. 29, No. 1, January–February 2010, pp. 57–74. doi 10.1287/mksc.1080.0472
Posted: 09 Mar 2019
Michaela Draganska, Daniel Klapper and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
Drexel University, Humboldt University Berlin - School of Business and Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Reformulating Competition?: Gasoline Content Regulation and Wholesale Gasoline Prices

University of California CUDARE Working Paper No. 1010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Jennifer L. Brown, Justine S. Hastings, Erin T. Mansur and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
Arizona State University (ASU) - W.P. Carey School of Business, Brown University, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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environmental content regulation, wholesale gasoline markets

Reformulating Competition? Gasoline Content Regulation and Wholesale Gasoline Prices

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 55, 2008
Posted: 09 Mar 2019
Jennifer L. Brown, Justine S. Hastings, Erin T. Mansur and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
Arizona State University (ASU) - W.P. Carey School of Business, Brown University, Dartmouth College - Tuck School of Business and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Wholesale Price Discrimination: Inference and Simulation

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Uniform Wholesale Pricing, Oligopoly models of multiple manufacturers and retailers, Yogurt Retail Market

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Arm'S-Length Transactions as a Source of Incomplete Cross-Border Transmission: The Case of Autos

FRB of New York Staff Report No. 251
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 18 Apr 2006
Rebecca Hellerstein and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Cross-border transmission, Multinationals, Arm's-length transactions, Real exchange rates, Exchange-rate pass-through, Vertical contracts, Autos

Soda Wars: The Effect of a Soda Tax Election on University Beverage Sales

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Nov 2018
Rebecca Taylor, Scott Kaplan, Sofia Berto Villas-Boas and Kevin Jung
The University of Sydney - School of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax, Berkeley, Election, Difference-In-Differences, Event Study

Soda Wars: The Effect of a Soda Tax Election on University Beverage Sales

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 57, Issue 3, pp. 1480-1496, 2019
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 May 2019
Rebecca Taylor, Scott Kaplan, Sofia Berto Villas-Boas and Kevin Jung
The University of Sydney - School of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Identification of Supply Models of Retailer and Manufacturer Oligopoly Pricing

Economics Letters, Vol. 90, No. 1, pp. 132-140, January 2006
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Sofia Berto Villas-Boas and Rebecca Hellerstein
University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Identification, Oligopoly, Vertical relationships

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Revisiting the Income Effect: Gasoline Prices and Grocery Purchases

NBER Working Paper No. w13614
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2010
Dora Gicheva, Justine S. Hastings and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro, Brown University and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Entropy Based China Income Distributions and Inequality Measures

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Feb 2018
Sofia Berto Villas-Boas, Quizi Fu and George Judge
University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Income Probability Distribution Function, Micro Income Data, Information Theoretic Methods, Cressie-Read Divergence, Entropy Maximization, Pareto’s Law

Empirical Evidence on the Role of Non Linear Wholesale Pricing and Vertical Restraints on Cost Pass-Through

Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 01 Oct 2017
Celine Bonnet, Pierre Dubois, Sofia Berto Villas-Boas and Daniel Klapper
GREMAQ, INRA, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE), University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics and Humboldt University Berlin - School of Business and Economics
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Empirical Evidence on the Role of Non Linear Wholesale Pricing and Vertical Restraints on Cost Pass-Through

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8004
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 14 Nov 2010
Celine Bonnet, Pierre Dubois and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
GREMAQ, INRA, University of Toulouse 1 - Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Non Linear Pricing, Pass-Through, Resale Price Maintenance, Wholesale Price Discrimination.

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Entropy Based European Income Distributions and Inequality Measures

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 11 Feb 2018
Sofia Berto Villas-Boas, Quizi Fu and George Judge
University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Using Retail Data for Upstream Merger Analysis

Journal of Competition Law and Economics, 3 (4) : 689-715
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Oct 2017
Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Willingness to Pay for Low Water Footprint Food Choices During Drought

NBER Working Paper No. w23495
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Jun 2017
Hannah Krovetz, Rebecca Taylor and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
University of California, Berkeley, The University of Sydney - School of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Is Benford's Law a Universal Behavioral Theory?

Econometrics 2015, 3, 698-708; DOI 10.3390/econometrics3040698
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Oct 2017
Sofia Berto Villas-Boas, Quizi Fu and George Judge
University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Can Information Costs Affect Consumer Choice? Nutritional Labels in A Supermarket Experiment

International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 31, No. 2013
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 09 Mar 2019
Kristin Kiesel and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Investigating Income Effects in Scanner Data: Do Gasoline Prices Affect Grocery Purchases?

American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings 100 (May 2010): 480–484, DOI 10.1257/aer.100.2.480
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Oct 2017
Dora Gicheva, Justine S. Hastings and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro, Brown University and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Short on Shots: Are Calls for Cooperative Restraint Effective In Managing a Flu Vaccines Shortage?

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 76, 2010
Posted: 10 Mar 2019
Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Can Household Consumers Save the Wild Fish? Lessons From A Sustainable Seafood Advisory

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Vol. 66, 2013
Posted: 10 Mar 2019
Eric Hallstein and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
University of California, Berkeley, Students and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Expert Opinion and the Demand for Experience Goods: An Experimental Approach in the Retail Wine Market

Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 93, No. 4, 2010
Posted: 09 Mar 2019
Sofia Berto Villas-Boas, James Hilger and Greg Rafert
University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and The Analysis Group

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Outsourcing and Pass-Through

Journal of International Economics, Vol. 81, 2010
Posted: 09 Mar 2019
Rebecca Hellerstein and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
Federal Reserve Bank of New York and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics

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An Introduction to Auctions

Journal of Industrial Organization Education, 2006
Posted: 09 Mar 2019
Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics

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An Empirical Investigation of the Welfare Effects of Banning Wholesale Price Discrimination

RAND Journal of Economics, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2009
Posted: 09 Mar 2019
Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Retail Mergers and Food Prices: Evidence from France

The Journal of Industrial Economics, Vol. 65, Issue 3, pp. 469-509, 2017
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Marie-Laure Allain, Claire Chambolle, Stéphane Turolla and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Department of Economic Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique, Paris - Laboratoire d'Econometrie, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Nutritional Labeling and Consumer Choices

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. 141-158, 2011
Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Kristin Kiesel, Jill J. McCluskey and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, Washington State University and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Consumer and Market Responses to Mad Cow Disease

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 91, Issue 4, pp. 1140-1152, November 2009
Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Wolfram Schlenker and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 27
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Short on Shots: Can Calls on Self-Restraint Be Effective in Managing the Scarcity of a Vital Good?

Posted: 02 Mar 2006
Alain de Janvry, Elisabeth Sadoulet and Sofia Berto Villas-Boas
University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley - The Richard & Rhoda Goldman School of Public Policy and University of California, Berkeley - Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Randomized experiment, shortage, self-restraint, cheating.