Lorenzo is an undergraduate student at Yale University from the Philippines. He intends to major in statistics and data science, and is interested in the applications of data science in development and policy and its connections to behavioral science. He hopes to apply these skills towards analyzing and developing programs that solve issues in the Philippines.
Fake News: Why Does it Persist and Who’s Sharing it?
Fake news is a pervasive threat to civil society, but behavioral science can provide some crucial insights into why it resonates with readers and spreads so rapidly.