Dominik Karos

Séminaires thématiques
Economic theory seminar

Dominik Karos

Maastricht University
An epistemic approach to information diffusion in social networks

IBD Salle 21

Îlot Bernard du Bois - Salle 21

5-9 boulevard Maurice Bourdet
13001 Marseille

Jeudi 23 novembre 2017| 12:00 - 13:15

Ugo Bolletta: ugo.bolletta[at]
Mathieu Faure: mathieu.faure[at]


Agents choose whether or not to join a protest, their decision depends on who else is going, that is they have a (private) threshold. They do not observe everything, but they have some (unprecise) information about the thresholds of others. Over time, they will use this information and their observation about who else is going to rule out some possible worlds. It is shown how the diffusion dynamics can be manipulated when changing the thresholds or the beliefs about thresholds.