Issues in Economic Systems and Institutions: Communication

Main readings:

Supplementary Readings:

 Here are two useful review articles on the theory of cheap talk:

If you want to see some economic applications of the abstract theory, here are some papers:

A famous essay and a philosophical discussion on vagueness and ambiguity in language (Orwell is an easy read):

Two video links on a related theme – the use and abuse of euphemisms: