Centre for Development Economics
and
Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics

ANNOUNCE A SEMINAR

Rumors

by

Bhaskar Dutta

University of Warwick

Thursday, 22nd January 2015 at 3:00 PM

Venue : Seminar Room (First Floor)
Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics

All are cordially invited
Abstract

We analyse the spread of rumors in a social network, in  a model where players  of one type can check the veracity of rumors at positive cost.  The line network turns  out to be the optimal network in preventing the spread of false rumors.

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