Category Archives: Social Media

Explaining Opinion Polarization with Opinion Copulas

Opinions are important in economics just as they are in social sciences in general. Bubbles, manias and information cascades form in opinion spaces about expectations and they evolve in a self-organizing manner. They are the outgrowth of adaptive dynamics whose … Continue reading

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UK snap Elections 2017: Conservatives gain from Terror Attack

Election day today in the UK and it is hard to know how to interpret the contrast between polls and Google search. While the polls have been showing the conservatives to be in the lead – although the margin has … Continue reading

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Macron vs Le Pen Live: last 24 hours of Google Search

On the average Macron is ahead with 68.5%. At evening news time 67%. Noted Sat. Apr. 29 at 9:40 am.

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French Elections in Google Search

The Google search interest of the French for their top 5 candidates in the last 7 days has not managed to compete with their aggregate interest for porn but it managed to register next to porn with non-zero numbers. Melenchon … Continue reading

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