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Phone:(617) 495 5048
Postal address:Harvard Business School Soldiers Field Rd, Boston, MA 02163, US
Workplace:Business, Government and the International Economy (BGIE) Unit, Harvard Business School, Harvard University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2011

  1. Free to Punish? The American Dream and the Harsh Treatment of Criminals
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Documentos de Trabajo/Working Papers, Facultad de Ciencias Empresariales y Economia. Universidad de Montevideo. (2011) Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. A note on Fairness and Redistribution
    Harvard Business School Working Papers, Harvard Business School Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Conveniently Upset: Avoiding Altruism by Distorting Beliefs About Others
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Peronist Beliefs and Interventionist Policies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2009

  1. Anger and Regulation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2009) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Criminal Recidivism after Prison and Electronic Monitoring
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Government Advertising and Media Coverage of Corruption Scandals
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2011)
  4. Happiness and Beliefs in Criminal Environments
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Happiness, Ideology and Crime in Argentine Cities
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads

2008

  1. A Resource Belief-Curse? Oil and Individualism
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Happiness Adaptation to Income beyond "Basic Needs"
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Reality versus Propaganda in the Formation of Beliefs about Privatization
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2012)

2007

  1. Choosing Agents and Monitoring Consumption: A Note on Wealth as a Corruption-Controlling Device
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Happiness Adaptation to Income and to Status in an Individual Panel
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2010)
  3. Happiness, Contentment and Other Emotions for Central Banks
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Why Doesn't Capitalism Flow to Poor Countries?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Others, EconWPA (2004) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Brookings Papers on Economic Activity (2009)

2006

  1. Crime Distribution & Victim Behavior During a Crime Wave
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Crime Distribution and Victim Behavior during a Crime Wave
    CEDLAS, Working Papers, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Chapter (2010)
  3. Crime and Punishment in the "American Dream"
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2008)

2005

  1. A Note on Wealth as a Corruption-Controlling Device
    Public Economics, EconWPA Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, Universidad de San Andres, Departamento de Economia (2005) Downloads
  2. Gross National Happiness as an Answer to the Easterlin Paradox?
    Macroeconomics, EconWPA Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2008)

2004

  1. Inequality and Happiness: Are Europeans and Americans Different?
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (245)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (2001) Downloads View citations (45)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2001) Downloads View citations (54)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2001) Downloads View citations (49)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2004)

2003

  1. Plata o Plomo?: Bribes and Threats in a Theory of Political Influence
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads

2002

  1. 'Plata o Plomo': Bribe and Punishment in a Theory of Political Influence
    Working Papers, Brown University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Are Politicians Really Paid Like Bureaucrats?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Law and Economics (2004)
  3. Crime Victimization and Income Distribution
    Working Papers, Universidad de San Andres, Departamento de Economia View citations (3)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2002) Downloads

2001

  1. The Macroeconomics of Happiness
    The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (143)
    Also in Working Papers, Centre for Economic Performance & Institute of Economics (1997) View citations (149)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2003)

1998

  1. Informal Family Insurance and the Design of the Welfare State
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2002)

1997

  1. Does the Welfare State Destroy the Family?
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (1)

1996

  1. An Emprirical Study of Unemployment Benefit Preferences
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (7)
  2. The Determination of Unemployment Benefits
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Labor Economics (2002)

1995

  1. Corruption with Small Corrupt Agents
    Economics Papers, Economics Group, Nuffield College, University of Oxford

Journal Articles

2013

  1. Fairness and Redistribution: Comment
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (1), 549-53 Downloads View citations (1)

2012

  1. Reality versus propaganda in the formation of beliefs about privatization
    Journal of Public Economics, 2012, 96, (5), 553-567 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2011

  1. Government Advertising and Media Coverage of Corruption Scandals
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2011, 3, (4), 119-51 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2010

  1. Happiness adaptation to income and to status in an individual panel
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2010, 76, (3), 834-852 Downloads View citations (88)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2009

  1. Why Doesn't Capitalism Flow to Poor Countries?
    Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2009, 40, (1 (Spring)), 285-332 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. Cost Reductions, Cost Padding, and Stock Market Prices: the Chilean Experience with Price-Cap Regulation
    JOURNAL OF LACEA ECONOMIA, 2008 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Crime and punishment in the "American Dream"
    Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92, (7), 1564-1584 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Gross national happiness as an answer to the Easterlin Paradox?
    Journal of Development Economics, 2008, 86, (1), 22-42 Downloads View citations (86)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2007

  1. Information or Opinion? Media Bias as Product Differentiation
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2007, 16, (3), 635-682 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Reputation When Threats and Transfers Are Available
    Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, 2007, 16, (3), 577-598 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Formation of Beliefs: Evidence from the Allocation of Land Titles to Squatters
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122, (1), 209-241 Downloads View citations (67)

2006

  1. Europe vs America: Institutional hysteresis in a simple normative model
    Journal of Public Economics, 2006, 90, (12), 2161-2186 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Some Uses of Happiness Data in Economics
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2006, 20, (1), 25-46 Downloads View citations (219)

2005

  1. The consequences of labor market flexibility: Panel evidence based on survey data
    European Economic Review, 2005, 49, (5), 1225-1259 Downloads View citations (60)

2004

  1. Are Politicians Really Paid Like Bureaucrats?
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2004, 47, (2), 477-513 View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Do Police Reduce Crime? Estimates Using the Allocation of Police Forces After a Terrorist Attack
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (1), 115-133 Downloads View citations (94)
  3. Inequality and happiness: are Europeans and Americans different?
    Journal of Public Economics, 2004, 88, (9-10), 2009-2042 Downloads View citations (258)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  4. Inflation, Inflation Variability, and Corruption
    Economics and Politics, 2004, 16, (1), 77-100 Downloads View citations (27)
  5. Unemployment Benefits as a Substitute for a Conservative Central Banker
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2004, 86, (4), 911-922 Downloads View citations (3)

2003

  1. Book Review
    Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), 2003, 159, (2), 435-436 Downloads
  2. Capture by Threat
    Journal of Political Economy, 2003, 111, (5), 1123-1152 Downloads View citations (19)
  3. The Macroeconomics of Happiness
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2003, 85, (4), 809-827 Downloads View citations (346)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  4. The Role of Wages and Auditing during a Crackdown on Corruption in the City of Buenos Aires
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2003, 46, (1), 269-92 View citations (99)

2002

  1. Informal Family Insurance And The Design Of The Welfare State
    Economic Journal, 2002, 112, (481), 481-503 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  2. The Determination of Unemployment Benefits
    Journal of Labor Economics, 2002, 20, (2), 404-434 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

2001

  1. Preferences over Inflation and Unemployment: Evidence from Surveys of Happiness
    American Economic Review, 2001, 91, (1), 335-341 Downloads View citations (556)

1999

  1. Rents, Competition, and Corruption
    American Economic Review, 1999, 89, (4), 982-993 Downloads View citations (264)

1997

  1. Does Competition Kill Corruption?
    Journal of Political Economy, 1997, 105, (5), 1001-23 Downloads View citations (114)
  2. National Champions and Corruption: Some Unpleasant Interventionist Arithmetic
    Economic Journal, 1997, 107, (443), 1023-42 Downloads View citations (96)

Books

2010

  1. The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America
    NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc View citations (11)

Chapters

2010

  1. Comment on "Does Arrest Deter Violence? Comparing Experimental and Nonexperimental Evidence on Mandatory Arrest Laws"
    A chapter in The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America, 2010, pp 453-456 Downloads
  2. Crime Distribution and Victim Behavior during a Crime Wave
    A chapter in The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America, 2010, pp 175-204 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
 
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