Ricardo Perez-Truglia

Research Expertise and Interest

behavior economics, political economy, public economics

Research Description

Ricardo Perez-Truglia is an Associate Professor at the Haas School of Business. In 2020, he was named a Sloan Research Fellow, an award that recognizes outstanding early-career faculty who have the potential to revolutionize their fields of study. Ricardo’s research has been published in premier academic journals and has been featured in media outlets such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Economist and National Public Radio. Ricardo teaches Microeconomics for MBAs. In 2022, he was awarded the Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in MBA Teaching. He conducts research in behavioral economics, political economy, public economics and labor economics. He intends his research to inform companies and policy makers in the developed and developing world, leading to practical applications. Ricardo received his PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 2014. He grew up in Ciudadela, Argentina.

In the News

Pay Scales

New study takes a look at the overarching effects of salary benchmarking on employees and companies.

Those darn property taxes! Insights from Texas tax protests

Everyone loves to complain that their taxes are too high. Yet few people actually take the time to formally protest them. A recent deep-dive into property tax appeals in Texas offers new insights on what motivates people to protest or accept their tax obligations.
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