Sofia Berto Villas-Boas



U California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, 232 Giannini Hall, CA 94720-3310

Home  Curriculum Vitae  |  Research  |  Courses  |  News From ARE  |  Personal Homepage  |  ARE Homepage

SIEPR- Giannini Data Center


  • SPUR .

  • Breakthroughs Article Recycling Centers project .


    • "Measuring Consumer Responses to a Bottled Water Tax Policy.", Berck, P., J. Moe-Lange, A. Stevens, and S. B. Villas-Boas, 2016, Working Paper Link, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 98 (4): 981-996; Link . LSE Blog .


  • Economist on Libor Paper

  • Chicago Booth Review on Generic Purchases Paper.

  • Water Tax Blog LSE


    • "Incentivizing Pro-social Behavior in Governance: The Effects of Revealing Peer Rankings on Voluntary Service." Sofia B. Villas-Boas, E. Deakin, B. Taylor, 2016, Link to Working Paper .

    Kyle Emerick, Rebecca L. Taylor, Timothy Park, and Sofia B. Villas-Boas, "The Foreclosure Crisis and Consumer Expenditures: Evidence from over 2 Billion Grocery Transactions".

    Perloff, J., T. Shih, S. B. Villas-Boas, “Measuring the Effect of Shelf Display Changes on Product Sales.”

    Jessica Rider, Peter Berck, and Sofia B. Villas-Boa, "sEating Healthy in Lean Times- The Relationship between Unemployment and Grocery Purchasing Patterns ".

    Hamilton, S., E. Ligon, D. Sunding, and S. B. Villas-Boas, “The Impact of AB32 on the Competitiveness of California Food Processing Industries.”

    Bonnet, C., J. Hilger, and S. B. Villas-Boas, "Assessing Consumer Valuations of Product Quality in the Form of Expert Opinions."

    The Sideways Effects of Wine, joint with Frederico Finan.

    Grocery Store Shelf Labels, Nutrition Information, and Consumer Choice, joint with Kristin Kiesel, Jill J. McCluskey, Hayley H. Chouinard, 2007.

    Identification of Pass-Through, joint with Rebecca Hellerstein.

    Cross-Category Effects, Multimarket Contact and Strategic Pricing

    Environmental Regulation and Arbitrage in Wholesale Gasoline, joint with Justine Hastings.

    Last updated 2016