Ricardo Perez-Truglia

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

405 Hilgard Avenue

Box 951361

Los Angeles, CA 90095

United States

http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/faculty/global-economics-and-management/perez-truglia

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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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Citation 2

Abstract:

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)
Downloads 36 (377,605)
Citation 2

Abstract:

preferences for redistribution, limited information, perceptions of income distribution, field experiment

Shaming Tax Delinquents: Evidence from a Field Experiment in the United States

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 01 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2016
Ricardo Perez-Truglia and Ugo Troiano
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Department of Economics
Downloads 662 (30,329)
Citation 1

Abstract:

tax debt, enforcement, financial, shaming, penalty

Shaming Tax Delinquents: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in the United States

NBER Working Paper No. w21264
Number of pages: 67 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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Citation 1

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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
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 506 (34,381)
Citation 1

Abstract:

religion, beliefs, pro-social behavior, charitable giving

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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
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 309 (76,418)
Citation 1

Abstract:

happiness, autoregressive, adaptation, dynamic panel

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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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Citation 1

Abstract:

conspicuous consumption, signaling, non-market goods, optimal taxation

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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)
Downloads 251 (83,404)
Citation 1

Abstract:

conspicuous consumption, signaling, subjective well-being

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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)
Downloads 247 (90,189)
Citation 2

Abstract:

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)
Downloads 244 (99,847)

Abstract:

hedonic adaptation, evolution, expectations, decision utility, experienced utility

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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)
Downloads 222 (74,849)

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Education, school management, decentralization, tracking, contract teachers

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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)
Downloads 202 (58,724)
Citation 1

Abstract:

social interactions, political participation, political polarization, campaign contributions, 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)
Downloads 192 (129,993)

Abstract:

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: 51 Posted: 05 May 2010 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
Andres Drenik and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Stanford University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 133 (156,816)

Abstract:

welfare, workfare, fairness, redistribution

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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)
Downloads 84 (121,301)

Abstract:

conformity effects, geographic polarization, campaign contributions

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

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2016
Ricardo Perez-Truglia
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Downloads 47 (32,928)

Abstract:

self-image, social-image, happiness, life satisfaction, income comparisons, relative income, disclosure policy

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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
Rafael Di Tella and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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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
Downloads 13 (295,122)

Abstract:

beliefs, self-serving bias, cognitive dissonance, dictator game

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

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Jun 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), Universidad de la Republica and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Abstract:

tax, evasion, audits, penalties, frictions

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Choosing Your Pond: Revealed-Preference Estimates of Relative Income Concerns

Number of pages: 114 Posted: 04 Apr 2017
Nicolas L. Bottan and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Abstract:

income comparisons, relative income, field experiment

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Choosing Your Pond: Revealed-Preference Estimates of Relative Income Concerns

Number of pages: 114 Posted: 04 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2017
Nicolas L. Bottan and Ricardo Perez-Truglia
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Abstract:

income comparisons, relative income, field experiment

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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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