Amedeo Piolatto

Autonomous University of Barcelona

Associate Professor

Department of Economics and Economic History

Edifici B - Campus Bellaterra

Barcelona, 08193

Spain

http://https://sites.google.com/site/piolatto/

Barcelona School of Economics

Affiliated Professor

Carrer de Ramon Trias Fargas, 25-27

Barcelona, 08005

Spain

Barcelona Institute of Economics

Research Affiliate

c/ John M. Keynes, 1-11

Barcelona, 08034

Spain

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (13)

Prospect Theory and Tax Evasion: A Reconsideration of the Yitzhaki Puzzle

IEB Working Paper N. 2014/3
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Amedeo Piolatto and Matthew D. Rablen
Autonomous University of Barcelona and University of Sheffield - Department of Economics
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Prospect theory, tax evasion, Yitzhaki puzzle, stigma, diminishing sensitivity, reference dependence, endogenous audit probability, endogenous reference level

Prospect Theory and Tax Evasion: A Reconsideration of the Yitzhaki Puzzle

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7760
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Amedeo Piolatto and Matthew D. Rablen
Autonomous University of Barcelona and University of Sheffield - Department of Economics
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prospect theory, tax evasion, Yitzhaki puzzle, stigma, diminishing sensitivity, reference dependence, endogenous audit probability, endogenous reference level

Taxing High-Income Earners: Tax Avoidance and Mobility

IEB Working Paper N. 2017/06
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2017
University of Barcelona, Autonomous University of Barcelona and University of Sheffield - Department of Economics
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High-income earners, mobility, tax avoidance

Taxing High-Income Earners: Tax Avoidance and Mobility

XREAP WP No. 2017-06
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Nov 2017
University of Barcelona, Autonomous University of Barcelona and University of Sheffield - Department of Economics
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High-Income Earners, Mobility, Tax Avoidance

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Media Competition and Electoral Politics

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2013-024, CentER Discussion Paper No. 2013-072,
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Dec 2013
Amedeo Piolatto and Florian Schuett
Autonomous University of Barcelona and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
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Media Competition and Electoral Politics

IEB Working Paper N. 2014/14
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 Mar 2014
Amedeo Piolatto and Florian Schuett
Autonomous University of Barcelona and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
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demand for news, electoral turnout, group-rule utilitarianism, media bias

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Information vs Competition: How Platform Design Affects Profits and Surplus

TILEC Discussion Paper No. DP2022-002
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2023
Amedeo Piolatto and Florian Schuett
Autonomous University of Barcelona and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
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anonymous information platforms, opaque products, horizontal competition, experience goods, mismatch costs

Itemised Deductions: A Device to Reduce Tax Evasion

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2010-60
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Jun 2010
Amedeo Piolatto
Autonomous University of Barcelona
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Tax evasion, itemised deductions, substitutes goods, quantity competition

Itemised Deductions: A Device to Reduce Tax Evasion

IEB Working Paper N. 2014/9
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 20 Mar 2014
Amedeo Piolatto
Autonomous University of Barcelona
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Tax evasion, itemised deductions, substitute goods, duopoly

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Online Booking and Information: Competition and Welfare Consequences of Review Aggregators

IEB Working Paper N. 2015/11
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2023
Amedeo Piolatto
Autonomous University of Barcelona
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Horizontal competition, spokes model, welfare, review aggregators, online booking, ClubKviar, experience goods, mismatch costs

Does the Winner Take it All? Redistributive Policies and Political Extremism

CESifo Working Paper No. 8214
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
Gianmarco Daniele, Amedeo Piolatto and Willem Sas
University of Milan - Faculty of Law, Autonomous University of Barcelona and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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political extremism, interregional redistribution, federalism, strategic delegation, bargaining, coalitions, EU elections, Euroscepticism, populism

Does the Winner Take It All? Redistributive Policies and Political Extremism

IEB Working Paper N. 2020/01
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 22 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2023
Gianmarco Daniele, Amedeo Piolatto and Willem Sas
University of Milan - Faculty of Law, Autonomous University of Barcelona and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
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Strategic Delegation, Interregional Redistribution, Political Extremism, Federalism, Bargaining, Coalitions, EU Elections, Euroscepticism, Populism

Centralization and Accountability: Theory and Evidence from the Clean Air Act

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2012-033
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Federico Boffa, Amedeo Piolatto and Giacomo A. M. Ponzetto
Università degli Studi di Macerata, Autonomous University of Barcelona and CREI - Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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Centralization and Accountability: Theory and Evidence from the Clean Air Act

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9514
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 25 Jun 2013
Federico Boffa, Amedeo Piolatto and Giacomo A. M. Ponzetto
Università degli Studi di Macerata, Autonomous University of Barcelona and CREI - Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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Air pollution, Elections, Environmental policy, Government accountability, Imperfect information, Interregional heterogeneity, Political centralization

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Platform Design and Rent Extraction

TILEC Discussion Paper No. 2023-20
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 26 Oct 2023
Amedeo Piolatto and Florian Schuett
Autonomous University of Barcelona and KU Leuven - Department of Economics
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anonymous transaction platforms, opaque products, horizontal differentiation, mismatch costs

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Covid-19 Changed Tastes for Safety-Net Programs

NBER Working Paper No. w27865
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2023
Cornell University - Department of Economics, University of Exeter, Autonomous University of Barcelona and University of Barcelona - Institut d'Economia de Barcelona (IEB)
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‘Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free’: Informational Shocks With Anonymous Online Platforms

IEB Working Paper N. 2020/08
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2023
Amedeo Piolatto
Autonomous University of Barcelona
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Anonymous information platforms, experience goods, mismatch costs, Spokes model, horizontal competition

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Transaction-Tax Evasion in the Housing Market

IEB Working Paper N. 2019/03
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Apr 2019
Jose G. Montalvo, Amedeo Piolatto and Josep Raya
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Autonomous University of Barcelona and Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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Transfer Tax, Tax Evasion, Second-Hand Housing Market, Overappraisal, Loan-To-Value, Corruption, Social Capital, Stigma, Shame, Education

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Drought-Reliefs and Partisanship

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP17190
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 May 2022
Free University of Bolzano, PUC-Rio, University of California, Merced and Autonomous University of Barcelona
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Aridity, Brazil, distributive politics, Federalism, Partisan Alignment, presidential elections