Status Goods: Experimental Evidence from Platinum Credit Cards
NBER Working Paper No. 23414
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We would like to thank Nava Ashraf, Abhijit Banerjee, Roland Bénabou, Stefano DellaVigna, Benjamin Enke, Robert Frank, Matthew Gentzkow, Ori Heffetz, David Laibson, David McKenzie, Markus Mobius, Ricardo Perez-Truglia, Christopher Roth, Andrei Shleifer, Kelly Shue, Lise Vesterlund, David Yanagizawa-Drott, and numerous seminar participants for helpful comments and suggestions. Support from the World Bank Strategic Research Program is gratefully acknowledged. The opinions expressed do not necessarily represent the views of the World Bank, its Executive Directors, or the countries they represent. This study was approved by the UCLA Institutional Review Board. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.