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Is the Internet Correlated with Polarization? A Study of the Relationship between Internet Usage and Polarization
(Georgetown University, 2020)
The internet as a communication medium benefits internet users by providing experiences difficult or impossible to encounter in real life. Nonetheless, it can also limit individual exposure to homogeneous political viewpoints ...
Essays in the Empirical Theory of Preferences
(Georgetown University, 2022)
In this dissertation, I investigate various empirical aspects of the theory of preferences and decision. A classical result in revealed preference shows that when one observes a subject's choice on a rich enough collection ...
Polarization in Communication Games
(Georgetown University, 2021)
In this dissertation I explore the incentives and ability of the agent with informational superiority to polarize her rational audience. I explore this question in the context of strategic communication games. The first ...