Trento Workshop in InformatioN Economics

5 May 2021, 9.00 to 17.00 CEST

Workshop program:

CEST time - Download the workshop flyer here.

  • 9.00-9.15 Welcome/Introduction

  • 9.15-10.15 Elias Carroni (Bologna), “Does Costly Persuasion Signal Quality?” Discussant: Ludmila Matysková (Bonn)

  • 10.15-11.15 Zeinab Aboutalebi (EUI) “Optimal Intermediary Test Design.” Discussant: Claudia Herresthal (Bonn)

  • 11.15-12.15 Antoni-Italo de Moragas (CUNEF) “Fact-Checking, Media Competition and Political Accountability.” Discussant: Yiman Sun (Toulouse)

  • 12.15-14.00 Break

  • 14.00-15.00 Leonardo Madio (Padova), Content Moderation and Advertising in Social Media Platforms.” Discussant: Elia Sartori (CSEF Napoli)

  • 15.00-16.00 Inés Moreno de Barreda (Oxford), “Persuasion with Correlation Neglect: A Full Manipulation Result.” Discussant: Alex Smolin (Toulouse)

  • 16.00-17.00 Mathijs Janssen (Bonn) “Information Acquisition and Trading Mechanisms.” Discussant: Matteo Escudé (LUISS)


The workshop is held on Zoom and each session lasts 60 minutes, of which:

  • ~40 minutes of presentation

  • ~15 minutes of discussion

  • ~5 minutes of Q&A

During the presentation, questions will be limited to clarifying questions.


This workshop is part of the project “the Political Economy of Media Bias” (PEMB), funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme (Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant no. 843315-PEMB).