Sofia Berto Villas-Boas

Class of 1934 Robert Gordon Sproul Distinguished Professor in Agricultural Economics

Email: sberto@berkeley.edu

U California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, 223 University Hall, CA 94720-3310


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    IN THE NEWS:

  • COVID-19 Mobility and Social Distancing Changes in the US and Reopening Evidence, June 15, 2020, Paper Brief , and CUDARE Working Paper .
  • Economist on Libor Paper
  • Chicago Booth Review on Generic Purchases Paper.
  • Water Tax Blog LSE
  • Seafood NOAA News
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    RESEARCH UNDER SUBMISSION

    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".

    Jessica Rider, Peter Berck, and Sofia B. Villas-Boa, "Eating 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.

    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 2018-2025