Ricardo Perez-Truglia is an Associate Professor at the Haas School of Business. His research lies at the intersection of behavioral economics, political economy and public economics. One central theme in his research is how firms and individuals acquire and process information. He intends his research to inform firms and policy makers in the developed and developing world, leading to practical applications. Ricardo’s research has been published in premier academic journals and has been featured in media outlets such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, The Economist and National Public Radio. In 2020, he was named a Sloan Research Fellow, an award that recognizes outstanding early-career faculty who have the potential to revolutionize their fields of study. Ricardo teaches Microeconomics for MBAs. In 2022, he was awarded the Earl F. Cheit Award for Excellence in MBA Teaching. He works as a Scholar for Amazon. Ricardo received his PhD in economics at Harvard University in 2014. He grew up in the Ciudadela neighborhood near Buenos Aires.