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Inflation Expectations, Learning, and Supermarket Prices: Evidence from Survey Experiments (2017)
Journal Article
Cavallo, A., Cruces, G., & Perez-Truglia, R. (2017). Inflation Expectations, Learning, and Supermarket Prices: Evidence from Survey Experiments. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 9(3), 1-35. doi:10.1257/mac.20150147

Information frictions play a central role in the formation of household inflation expectations, but there is no consensus about their origins. We address this question with novel evidence from survey experiments. We document two main findings. First,... Read More about Inflation Expectations, Learning, and Supermarket Prices: Evidence from Survey Experiments.

Partisan Interactions: Evidence from a Field Experiment in the United States (2017)
Journal Article
Perez-Truglia, R., & Cruces, G. (2017). Partisan Interactions: Evidence from a Field Experiment in the United States. Journal of Political Economy, 125(4), 1208-1243

We conducted a field experiment to study social influences on partisan political participation. We sent letters to 92,000 contributors during the 2012 presidential election campaign. We randomized features of the letters and measured the effects of t... Read More about Partisan Interactions: Evidence from a Field Experiment in the United States.

Long-Run Effects of Youth Training Programs: Experimental Evidence From Argentina (2016)
Journal Article
Alzúa, M. L., Cruces, G., & Lopez, C. (2016). Long-Run Effects of Youth Training Programs: Experimental Evidence From Argentina. Economic Inquiry, 54(4), 1839-1859. doi:10.1111/ecin.12348

We study the effect of a job training program for low‐income youth in Cordoba, Argentina. The program included life‐skills and vocational training, as well as internships with private sector employers. Participants were allocated by means of a public... Read More about Long-Run Effects of Youth Training Programs: Experimental Evidence From Argentina.

Work and tax evasion incentive effects of social insurance programs (2014)
Journal Article
Bergolo, M., & Cruces, G. (2014). Work and tax evasion incentive effects of social insurance programs. Journal of Public Economics, 117, 211-228. doi:10.1016/j.jpubeco.2014.04.015

This article studies how social insurance programs shape individual's incentives to take up registered employment and to report earnings to the tax authorities. The analysis is based on a social insurance reform in Uruguay that extended healthcare co... Read More about Work and tax evasion incentive effects of social insurance programs.