May 09, 2023
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Mirko Draca, professor at Warwick University, visited NCID to give a seminar entitled “The Returns to Viral Media: The Case of U.S. Campaign Contributions.”  Draca explained that his research tries to study whether politicians in the U.S. can use social media, specifically Twitter, as a viable tool for raising campaign donations. According to the professor, he runs this kind of simple regression with daily campaign contributions on the left-hand side of the regression and then the daily likes on Twitter on the right-hand side: “T...