Ricardo Perez-Truglia, University of California, Berkeley
Ricardo Perez-Truglia is associate professor. His research interests include behavioral economics, political economy and public economics. He studies how social interactions and information frictions shape economic and political decisions and intends his research to inform policymakers in the developed and developing world, leading to practical applications
From June 2016 to June 2020, Ricardo Perez-Truglia was an assistant professor of economics in the Global Economics and Management group at UCLA Anderson (on leave). He received his Ph.D. in economics at Harvard University in 2014. His research interests include behavioral economics, political economy and public economics. He has published in premiere academic journals such as the American Economic Review and the Journal of Political Economy and his research is regularlyfeatured in media outlets such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Economist and National Public Radio. In 2020, he was named a Sloan Research Fellow.