Information and fake news: a theoretical analysis and impact on financial markets

Terenzi, Paola (A.A. 2021/2022) Information and fake news: a theoretical analysis and impact on financial markets. Tesi di Laurea in Chair of economics of the public sector, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Lorenzo Ferrari, pp. 52. [Bachelor's Degree Thesis]

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Economics of information. Information as an economic good. The value of information. The costs of information exchange. Public good–private good debate. Advertising as a unique situation. New media and the rise of fake news. Comparison legitimate news and fake news. What drives fake news and the characteristics of articles and firms associated with it. Role of information in financial markets. Informational efficiency. Disclosure of information. Impact of fake news on the market: Galena Biopharma case. SEC investigation. The relevance of stock opinions spread via social media. Direct impact of social media articles on the market. Return reaction to the event study. Indirect impact on the market: spillover effects from a shock to investor recognition of fraud. Articles characteristics and authenticity.


Bibliografia: pp. 49-52.

Thesis Type: Bachelor's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Bachelor's Degree Programs > Bachelor's Degree Program in Economics and Business, English language (L-33)
Chair: Chair of economics of the public sector
Thesis Supervisor: Ferrari, Lorenzo
Academic Year: 2021/2022
Session: Summer
Additional Information: Tesi discussa all'estero.
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2022 12:38
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2022 12:38


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