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The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America
with Sebastian Edwards, Ernesto Schargrodsky
Conference held November 29-30, 2007
Published in July 2010 by University of Chicago Press
© 2010 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

Working Papers and Chapters

August 2011Free to Punish? The American Dream and the Harsh Treatment of Criminals
with Juan Dubra: w17309

Published: Di Tella, Rafael. "Free to Punish? The American Dream and the Harsh Treatment of Criminals." Cato Papers on Public Policy 1 (2011).

December 2010Conveniently Upset: Avoiding Altruism by Distorting Beliefs About Others
with Ricardo Pérez-Truglia: w16645
Peronist Beliefs and Interventionist Policies
with Juan Dubra: w16621
July 2010Introduction to "The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America"
with Sebastian Edwards, Ernesto Schargrodsky
in The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America, Rafael Di Tella, Sebastian Edwards, and Ernesto Schargrodsky, editors
Crime Distribution and Victim Behavior during a Crime Wave
with Sebastian Galiani, Ernesto Schargrodsky
in The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America, Rafael Di Tella, Sebastian Edwards, and Ernesto Schargrodsky, editors
Comment on "Does Arrest Deter Violence? Comparing Experimental and Nonexperimental Evidence on Mandatory Arrest Laws"
in The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America, Rafael Di Tella, Sebastian Edwards, and Ernesto Schargrodsky, editors
Indexes
with Sebastian Edwards, Ernesto Schargrodsky
in The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America, Rafael Di Tella, Sebastian Edwards, and Ernesto Schargrodsky, editors
Front matter, table of contents, acknowledgments
with Sebastian Edwards, Ernesto Schargrodsky
in The Economics of Crime: Lessons for and from Latin America, Rafael Di Tella, Sebastian Edwards, and Ernesto Schargrodsky, editors
December 2009Criminal Recidivism after Prison and Electronic Monitoring
with Ernesto Schargrodsky: w15602

Published: Di Tella, Rafael, and Ernesto Schargrodsky. "Criminal Recidivism after Prison and Electronic Monitoring." Journal of Political Economy vol. 121, no. 1 (February 2013).

October 2009Government Advertising and Media Coverage of Corruption Scandals
with Ignacio Franceschelli: w15402

Published: Rafael Di Tella & Ignacio Franceschelli, 2011. "Government Advertising and Media Coverage of Corruption Scandals," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 3(4), pages 119-51, October. citation courtesy of

August 2009Anger and Regulation
with Juan Dubra: w15201
December 2008A Resource Belief-Curse? Oil and Individualism
with Juan Dubra, Robert MacCulloch: w14556
Happiness Adaptation to Income beyond "Basic Needs"
with Robert MacCulloch: w14539

Published: Di Tella, Rafael, and Robert MacCulloch. "Happiness Adaptation to Income beyond 'Basic Needs'." Chap. 8 in International Differences in Well-Being, edited by Ed Diener, John Helliwell, and Daniel Kahneman, 217–247. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

November 2008Reality versus Propaganda in the Formation of Beliefs about Privatization
with Sebastian Galiani, Ernesto Schargrodsky: w14483

Published: Di Tella, Rafael & Galiani, Sebastian & Schargrodsky, Ernesto, 2012. "Reality versus propaganda in the formation of beliefs about privatization," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 96(5), pages 553-567. citation courtesy of

November 2007Happiness, Contentment and Other Emotions for Central Banks
with Robert MacCulloch: w13622

Published: Di Tella, Rafael, and Robert MacCulloch. "Should Central Banks Maximize Happiness? Happiness, Contentment and Other Emotions for Central Banks." Chap. 6 in Policymaking Insights from Behavioral Economics, edited by Christopher L. Foote, Lorenz Goette, and Stephan Meier, 309–355. Boston, MA: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 2009.

June 2007Choosing Agents and Monitoring Consumption: A Note on Wealth as a Corruption-Controlling Device
with Federico Weinschelbaum: w13163

Published: RafaelDi Tella & Federico Weinschelbaum, 2008. "Choosing agents and monitoring consumption: a note on wealth as a corruption-controlling device," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 118(532), pages 1552-1571, October. citation courtesy of

Why Doesn't Capitalism Flow to Poor Countries?
with Robert MacCulloch: w13164

Published: Rafael Di Tella & Robert MacCulloch, 2009. "Why Doesn't Capitalism Flow to Poor Countries?," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 40(1 (Spring), pages 285-332. citation courtesy of

Happiness Adaptation to Income and to Status in an Individual Panel
with John Haisken-De New, Robert MacCulloch: w13159

Published: Di Tella, Rafael & Haisken-De New, John & MacCulloch, Robert, 2010. "Happiness adaptation to income and to status in an individual panel," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 76(3), pages 834-852, December. citation courtesy of

October 2006Crime and Punishment in the "American Dream"
with Juan Dubra: w12641

Published: Di Tella, Rafael & Dubra, Juan, 2008. "Crime and punishment in the "American Dream"," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 92(7), pages 1564-1584, July. citation courtesy of

September 2002Are Politicians Really Paid Like Bureaucrats?
with Raymond Fisman: w9165

Published: Di Tella, Rafael & Fisman, Raymond, 2004. "Are Politicians Really Paid Like Bureaucrats?," Journal of Law & Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 47(2), pages 477-513, October. citation courtesy of

April 2001Inequality and Happiness: Are Europeans and Americans Different?
with Alberto Alesina, Robert MacCulloch: w8198

Published: Alesina, Alberto, Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch. "Inequality And Happiness: Are Europeans And Americans Different?," Journal of Public Economics, 2004, v88(9-10,Aug), 2009-2042. citation courtesy of

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