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New sub-project: Media censorship

We will study the problem of media control by a government. We will develop a formal model applicable to this question. We will apply the theory of Bayesian persuasion with a privately informed receiver to understand…

New sub-project: Quality certification

We will study the problem of quality certification. We will develop a formal model applicable to this question. We will find under what circumstances a coarse scale (pass/fail) is superior to a finer scale (e.g., 0 to…

Paper presented at 2017 ESSET Conference

Andy Zapechelnyuk gave a talk titled “On the Connection between Persuasion and Delegation” at the 2017 ESSET Conference (European Summer Symposium in Economic Theory, 3-14 July, Gerzensee, Switzerland), organised by…

Paper presented at 2017 SAET Conference

Anton Kolotilin gave a talk on “Persuasion of a privately informed receiver” at the 2017 SAET Conference (Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory), Faro, Portugal, June 25-30.

Conference session organised

Andy Zapechelnyuk has organised a session on the frontiers of information design, persuasion and communication at the 2017 SAET Conference (Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory), Faro, Portugal, June 25-30.…

Paper accepted to Econometrica

The research paper titled “Persuasion of a Privately Informed Receiver” by Anton Kolotilin, Tymofiy Mylovanov, Andriy Zapechelnyuk, and Ming Li is accepted for publication to Econometrica. The paper studies persuasion…

Announcement: Persuasion Project

Welcome to our research project’s blog. This is a project that studies persuasion mechanisms and their applications. The team, Andy Zapechelnyuk from St Andrews and Hisayuki Yoshimoto from Glasgow, together with our…

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