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" Identification of Supply Models of Manufacturer and Retailer Oligopoly Pricing,",
Economics Letters, 90, N. 1, 132-140
, 2006, CUDARE Working Paper 993 , joint with Rebecca Hellerstein.
"Effects of Sales on Brand Loyalty,"
Journal of agricultural & Food Industrial Organization: Link , Vol 4: No.1, Article
5, 2006, CUDARE Working Paper 1011,joint with Rui Huang and Jeffrey Perloff.
"Got Organic Milk? Consumer Valuations of Milk Labels after the Implementation o f the USDA Organic Seal",
Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization: Link , Vol 5: No. 1,
Art 4, 2007, and CUDARE Working Paper 1024, joint with Kristin Kiesel.
"Vertical Relationships Between Manufacturers and Retailers: Inference With L imited Data,"
The Review of Economic Studies, 2007, Vol. 74, 2, pp. 625-652. The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com Link . Supplement: Simple 2 by 2 Model .
"Learning, Forgetting and Sales"
, CUDARE Working Paper 1020 , joint with J. Miguel Villas-Boas, Management Science, 54
(11): 1951-1960, Link November 2008.
"Consumer and Market Responses to Mad-Cow Disease "
, CUDARE Working Paper 1023 , joint with Wolfram Schlenker, 2009. American Journal of
Agricultural Economics, 91 (4): 1140-1152, Online Appendix , Data
used are stored at the SIEPR-Giannini Data Center .
Patterns of Pass-through of Commodity Price Shocks to Retail Prices ,
joint with P. Berck, E Leiptag, and Alex Solis, CUDARE Working paper 1082, 2009,
American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 91 (5):1456-1461, Papers and Proceedings.
"Revisiting the Income Effect: Gasoline Prices and Grocery Purchases," ,
joint with Dora Gicheva and Justine Hastings, 2010, American Economic Review, P& P,Vol. 100 (May 2010) Issue 2: 480ń484 ,CUDARE Working Paper 1044 ,
NBER Working paper 13614 , 2007 , Wall Street Journal Economics Blog, Dec 3 2007 .
Expert Opinion and the Demand for Experience Goods: An Experimental Approach,
joint with James Hilger and Greg Rafert, 2011, Review of Economics and Statistics, 93 (4): 1289-1296, CUDARE Working paper 1049, 2010.
Tracking the LIBOR Rate,
joint with George Judge and Romy Abrantes-Metz, 2011. Applied Economics Letters, 18 (10):893-899Link, CUDARE Working Paper 1108 .
" Short on shots: Can calls on self-restraint be effective in managing the scarcity of flu vaccines, and what do they reveal about behavior ,
joint with Alain deJanvry and Elisabeth Sadoulet, 2010 Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 76: 209-224 CUDARE Working PAper 1013.
"Can information costs affect consumer choice? Nutritional labels in a supermarket experiment,"
joint with Kristin Kiesel, International Journal of Industrial Organization, 31 (2013): 153-163.
, CUDARE Working Paper 1060 , 2010.
"Nutritional Labeling and Consumer Choices ,"
joint with Kristin Kiesel and Jill McCluskey, Annual Review of Resource Economics, vol3: 141-158, 2011, Link
Are consumers Color Blind? An Empirical Investigation of a Traffic Light Advisory for Sustainable Seafood, joint with Eric Hallstein, Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 66 (2013) 52-71, Link to published paper
Empirical Evidence on the Role of Non Linear Wholesale Pricing and Vertical Restraints on Cost Pass-Through, joint with Celine Bonnet and Pierre
Dubois, CUDARE Working paper 1089 , 2009, CEPR link 2010 .Review of Economics
and Statistics, May 2013, 95(2): 500–515 Link .
"An Information Theoretic Approach To Understanding The Micro Foundations of Macro Processes.", Judge, G. and S. B. Villas-Boas, Theoretical
Economics Letters, Vol. 3 (1), 2013. Link available here .
"Big Data in Firms and Economic Research," Villas-Boas, S. B., 2014.Applied Economics and Finance, Vol. 1 (1): 67-72.
"A Note on the Tripple Difference in Economic Models.", Berck, P. and S. B. Villas-Boas, Applied Economics Letters, 2015. Link available here .
"Buyer Power through Producer Differentiation,",
joint with Claire Chambolle, 2015, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Volume 43, November 2015, Pages 56-65 Link .
"Store Choices of Poor Households,",
joint with Rebecca Taylor, 2016, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Link ,98(2): 513 - 532; doi: 10.1093/ajae/aaw009 .
"Is Benford's Law a Universal Behavioral Theory?,
joint Jenny Fu and George Judge, 2015, Econometrics, 2015, 3 698-708; doi:10.3390/econometrics3040698, Link .
- "An Analysis of Asymmetric Consumer Price Responses and Asymmetric Cost Pass-Throught in the French Coffee
Market,, 2016. Bonnet, C. and S. B. Villas-Boas, TRANSFOP Working paper N. 10, 2013." European Review of Agricultural Economics, Volume 43, Issue 5, December: 781–804.
Link first published online March 2, 2016 doi:10.1093/erae/jbw001
"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 .
, M-L, C. Chambolle, S. Turolla, and S. B. Villas-Boas, "The impact of Retail Mergers on Food Prices: Evidence from France," Link to CUDARE working paper., Journal of Industrial Economics, Volume 65, Issue 3, September:469 - 509. DOI: 10.1111/joie.12153
Heredia-Colaco, V., R. C. Vale, S. B. Villas-Boas "Does Fair Trade Breed Contempt? A Cross-Country Examination on the Moderating Role of Brand Familiarity and Consumer Expertise on Product Evaluation.," Journal of Business Ethics,
Journal of Business Ethics, (2017). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10551-017-3572-9.
Villas-Boas, S. B., Jenny Fu, G. Judge. 2015."Benford's Law and the First Significant Digit Distribution of Economic Behavioral Micro Data," Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications, 486 (2017) 711 - 719, Link .
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"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 .
"Safe or Not? Consumer Responses to Recalls with
Traceability", Toledo, C. and S. B. Villas-Boas, 2016 Link .
Fu, Q. , Z. Fang, Sofia B. Villas-Boas, and George Judge, "
An Investigation of the Quality of Air Data in Beijing ", Link.
Kiesel, K., L. Smialkova, S. B. Villas-Boas, Michael L. Anderson,
"Empowering through Taste and Food Education: The Impact of a Schoolbased
Intervention on Students Food Preferences", Link.
, E., J. Hilger, and S. B. Villas-Boas, "Estimating Consumers' Willingness to Pay for Environmental Sustainability Labeling." CUDARE Working Paper
Carrera, Mariana P., S. B. Villas-Boas, "Generic aversion and observational learning in the over-the-counter drug market ." Link to Working Paper
S. B. Villas-Boas, J. Fu, and G. Judge 2016. "Measuring the Inequality Nature of European Micro Income Data." Link .
RESEARCH IN PROGRESS
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.
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