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Department of Economics


Why does fake news spread? A Marie Curie research fellow looks for clues

How can we decide whether a piece of news is true or false? To what extent do our offline and online communities influence our ability to detect misinformation? With the project ION: Information Diffusion on Networks, Nicole Tabasso, a Marie Curie fellow at the Department of Economics, is looking for clues. 

Venice G20

Three articles in a joint effort to explain the G20 agenda (Venice, 7-11 July 2021) by professors Stefano Battiston, Monica Billio and Loriana Pelizzon. Read the news below:

  1. Sustainable finance
  2. Sustainability rankings and the risk of greenwashing
  3. Climate and finance
The physics of financial networks to interpret crises and green transition

An article published in the scientific journal Nature Review Physics carries out the first comprehensive review of Financial Networks, an exciting interdisciplinary field. Professor Guido Caldarelli coordinated the study which involved, among others, Professor Stefano Battiston.

IMEF: the call is online! Deadline for application September 10th, 2021

Become a specialist in the business units of banking, financial and consulting institutions around the world! The new edition of the International Master in Economics and Finance is an opportunity to become part of our international community. You will have free access to the Bloomberg Finance Lab and you will join the LEI-Center for Women's Leadership network. The master provides various scholarships and is job oriented with 100% job placement. For further details, please contact