Ricardo Perez-Truglia

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

405 Hilgard Avenue

Box 951361

Los Angeles, CA 90095

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http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/perez-truglia

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

The Effects of Income Transparency on Well-Being: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2019
Ricardo Perez-Truglia
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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transparency, well-being, happiness, income comparisons, relative income

The Effects of Income Transparency on Well-Being: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w25622
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 04 Mar 2019
Ricardo Perez-Truglia
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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How Much Does Your Boss Make? The Effects of Salary Comparisons

Number of pages: 120 Posted: 29 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 26 Dec 2019
Zoe Cullen and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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salary, comparisons, inequality, transparency

How Much Does Your Boss Make? The Effects of Salary Comparisons

NBER Working Paper No. w24841
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 01 Aug 2018
Zoe Cullen and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Biased Perceptions of Income Distribution and Preferences for Redistribution: Evidence from a Survey Experiment

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Apr 2011
Guillermo Cruces, Ricardo Perez-Truglia and Martin Tetaz
Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS)
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perceptions of income rank, subjective probabilities, subjective income distribution, relative income, information, field experiment, redistribution

Biased Perceptions of Income Distribution and Preferences for Redistribution: Evidence from a Survey Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5699
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 May 2011
Guillermo Cruces and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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preferences for redistribution, limited information, perceptions of income distribution, field experiment

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Shaming Tax Delinquents

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2018
Ricardo Perez-Truglia and Ugo Troiano
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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tax debt, enforcement, financial, shaming, penalty

Shaming Tax Delinquents

NBER Working Paper No. w21264
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 Jun 2015
Ricardo Perez-Truglia and Ugo Troiano
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
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Losing My Religion: The Effects of Religious Scandals on Religious Participation and Charitable Giving

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2015
Nicolas L. Bottan and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis and Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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religion, beliefs, pro-social behavior, charitable giving

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Partisan Interactions: Evidence from a Field Experiment in the United States

Number of pages: 99 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2015
Ricardo Perez-Truglia and Guillermo Cruces
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS)
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social interactions, political participation, political polarization, campaign contributions, field experiment.

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Political Conformity: Event-Study Evidence from the United States

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2016
Ricardo Perez-Truglia
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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conformity effects, geographic polarization, campaign contributions

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School Management in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 16 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2012
Sebastian Galiani and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Education, school management, decentralization, tracking, contract teachers

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Deconstructing the Hedonic Treadmill: Is Happiness Autoregressive?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 23 Apr 2011
Nicolas L. Bottan and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis and Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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happiness, autoregressive, adaptation, dynamic panel

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A Test of the Conspicuous-Consumption Model Using Subjective Well-Being Data

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 10 May 2013
Ricardo Perez-Truglia
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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conspicuous consumption, signaling, subjective well-being

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Measuring the Market Value of Non-Market Goods: The Case of Conspicuous Consumption

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2012
Ricardo Perez-Truglia
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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conspicuous consumption, signaling, non-market goods, optimal taxation

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A Samuelsonian Validation Test for Happiness Data

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2015
Ricardo Perez-Truglia
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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revealed-preference, subjective well-being, life satisfaction

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On the Causes and Consequences of Hedonic Adaptation

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 14 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2012
Ricardo Perez-Truglia
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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hedonic adaptation, evolution, expectations, decision utility, experienced utility

Tax Audits as Scarecrows: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 03 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2020
Universidad de la Republica - Instituto de Economía, Universidad de la Republica, Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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tax, evasion, audits, penalties, frictions

Tax Audits as Scarecrows. Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12335
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 21 May 2019
Universidad de la Republica - Instituto de Economía, Universidad de la Republica, Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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tax, evasion, audits, penalties, frictions

Tax Audits as Scarecrows: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w23631
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Universidad de la Republica - Instituto de Economía, Universidad de la Republica, Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Choosing Your Pond: Location Choices and Relative Income

Number of pages: 144 Posted: 25 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2018
Nicolas L. Bottan and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis and Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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location choices, relative income, learning, field experiment

Inflation Expectations, Learning and Supermarket Prices: Evidence from Survey Experiments

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 23 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2016
Alberto Cavallo, Guillermo Cruces and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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inflation expectations, field experiment, rational inattention, supermarket

Inflation Expectations, Learning and Supermarket Prices

NBER Working Paper No. w20576
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 Oct 2014
Alberto Cavallo, Guillermo Cruces and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Sympathy for the Diligent and the Demand for Workfare

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 05 May 2010 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2017
Andres Drenik and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Columbia University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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welfare, workfare, fairness, redistribution

Sympathy for the Diligent and the Demand for Workfare

NBER Working Paper No. w23659
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 11 Aug 2017
Andres Drenik and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Columbia University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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The Old Boys' Club: Schmoozing and the Gender Gap

Number of pages: 100 Posted: 09 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2020
Zoe Cullen and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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gender, career, promotions, socialization, networking

The Old Boys' Club: Schmoozing and the Gender Gap

NBER Working Paper No. w26530
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Dec 2019
Zoe Cullen and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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The Salary Taboo: Privacy Norms and the Diffusion of Information

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 10 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2020
Zoe Cullen and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Information Diffusion, Salary, Privacy, Inequality, Transparency, Gender

The Salary Taboo: Privacy Norms and the Diffusion of Information

NBER Working Paper No. w25145
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Oct 2018
Zoe Cullen and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Harvard University - Business School (HBS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Markets, Trust and Cultural Biases: Evidence from eBay

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2017
Ricardo Perez-Truglia
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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markets, reputation, culture, social capital, trust, institutions

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Conveniently Upset: Avoiding Altruism by Distorting Beliefs About Others’ Altruism

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Jun 2015
Rafael Di Tella, Ricardo Perez-Truglia, Andres Babino and Mariano Sigman
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and Universidad Torcuato Di Tella
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beliefs, self-serving bias, cognitive dissonance, dictator game

Expectations With Endogenous Information Acquisition: An Experimental Investigation

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 12 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2019
Andreas Fuster, Ricardo Perez-Truglia, Mirko Wiederholt and Basit Zafar
Swiss National Bank - Financial Stability, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Sciences Po and Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Economics
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Expectations, Experiment, Housing, Information Frictions, Rational Inattention

Expectations with Endogenous Information Acquisition: An Experimental Investigation

NBER Working Paper No. w24767
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Jul 2018
Andreas Fuster, Ricardo Perez-Truglia and Basit Zafar
Swiss National Bank - Financial Stability, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and Arizona State University (ASU) - Department of Economics
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Misperceptions About Tax Audits

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Feb 2018
Universidad de la Republica - Instituto de Economía, Universidad de la Republica, Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Anderson School of Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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tax, evasion, audits, penalties

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Giving to Charity to Signal Smarts: Evidence from a Lab Experiment

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2018
Felipe Montano Campos and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
University of San Andres (UdeSA) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Charitable Giving, Signaling, Income, Intelligence

Your Place in the World: The Demand for National and Global Redistribution

GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 20-04
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 30 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2020
Dietmar Fehr, Johanna Mollerstrom and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Heidelberg University - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Your Place in the World: The Demand for National and Global Redistribution

NBER Working Paper No. w26555
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Dec 2019
Dietmar Fehr, Johanna Mollerstrom and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Heidelberg University - Alfred Weber Institute for Economics, George Mason University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Conveniently Upset: Avoiding Altruism by Distorting Beliefs About Others

NBER Working Paper No. w16645
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2011
Rafael Di Tella and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 30 (490,940)
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Are Political and Charitable Giving Substitutes? Evidence from the United States

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 11 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2020
Maria Petrova, Ricardo Perez-Truglia, Andrei Simonov and Pinar Yildirim
Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (Barcelona GSE), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Michigan State University - Eli Broad Graduate School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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charitable giving, political contributions, altruism, media

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Are Political and Charitable Giving Substitutes? Evidence from the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w26616
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Jan 2020
Maria Petrova, Ricardo Perez-Truglia, Andrei Simonov and Pinar Yildirim
Institute for Political Economy and Governance, Barcelona, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Michigan State University - Eli Broad Graduate School of Management and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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Choosing Your Pond: Location Choices and Relative Income

NBER Working Paper No. w23615
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Jul 2017
Nicolas L. Bottan and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis and Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Learning from Potentially-Biased Statistics: Household Inflation Perceptions and Expectations in Argentina

NBER Working Paper No. w22103
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Mar 2016
Alberto Cavallo, Guillermo Cruces and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Choosing Your Pond: Revealed-Preference Estimates of Relative Income Concerns

Posted: 04 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2017
Nicolas L. Bottan and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Cornell University - Department of Policy Analysis and Management and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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income comparisons, relative income, field experiment