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Telling China’s Story: The Chinese Communist Party’s Campaign To Shape Global Narratives

by Glenn Tiffert, Renee DiResta, Carly Miller, Vanessa Molter, John Pomfretvia Analysis
Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Well-resourced countries have demonstrated sophisticated abilities to carry out influence operations in both traditional and social media ecosystems simultaneously. Russia, China, Iran, and a swath of other nation-states control media properties with significant audiences, often with reach far beyond their borders. They have also been implicated in social media company takedowns of accounts and pages that are manipulative either by virtue of the fake accounts and suspicious domains involved, or by way of coordinated distribution tactics to drive attention to certain content or to create the perception that a particular narrative is extremely popular. 

Analysis and Commentary

Economic Uncertainty Before And During The COVID-19 Pandemic

by David Altig, Scott R. Baker, Jose Maria Barrero, Nick Bloom, Phil Bunn, Scarlet Chen, Steven J. Davis, Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov, Paul Mizen, Nick Parker, Thomas Renault, Pawel Smietanka, Greg Thwaitesvia Becker Friedman Institute for Economics at the University of Chicago
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Most indicators of economic uncertainty in the US and UK reached their highest values on record following the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, with peaks varying among indicators and along differing timelines

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The Islamic State's Ideology: History Of A Rift

by Cole Bunzelvia Analysis
Monday, June 1, 2020

This paper situates the Islamic State's ideological instruction and training documents collected as part of The ISIS Files project within the broader debate between Islamic State scholars over the acceptability of takfir (excommunication). Among other artifacts, the paper examines controversial treatises issued by the Islamic State’s Committee for Research and Fatwas on the legitimate bases for takfir.

COVID-19 Is Also a Reallocation Shock

by Jose Maria Barrero, Nick Bloom, Steven J. Davisvia Economics Working Papers
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Economics Working Paper 20113

The Unprecedented Stock Market Reaction to COVID-19

by Scott R. Baker, Nicholas Bloom, Steven J. Davis, Kyle Kost, Marco Sammon, Tasaneeya Viratyosinvia Economics Working Papers
Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Economics Working Paper 20112

Economic Uncertainty Before and During the COVID-19 Pandemic

by David Altig, Scott R. Baker, Jose Maria Barrero, Nick Bloom, Phil Bunn, Scarlet Chen, Steven J. Davis, Julia Leather, Brent Meyer, Emil Mihaylov, Paul Mizen, Nick Parker, Thomas Renault, Pawel Smietanka, Greg Thwaitesvia Economics Working Papers
Thursday, June 11, 2020

Economics Working Paper 20111

Nonlinear Pricing in Village Economies

by Orazio Attanasio, Elena Pastorinovia Economics Working Papers
Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Economics Working Paper 20109

On the Importance of Household versus Firm Credit Frictions in the Great Recession

by Patrick J. Kehoe, Pierlauro Lopez, Virgiliu Midrigan, Elena Pastorinovia Economics Working Papers
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Economics Working Paper 20110

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