Thursday, January 26

13:45-14:00 Introduction
Massimo Riccaboni, IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

The role of Social Media in Central Banks and Policy-Making
Juri Marcucci, Bank of Italy

15:00-16:30 PAPER SESSION
The Echo Chamber Effect Resounds on Financial Markets: A Social Media Alert System for Meme Stocks
Ilaria Gianstefani, IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

“Should it keep or should it raise?”: FED’s behavior, monetary policy announcements, and the economists’ sentiment
Milena Lopreite, University of Calabria Michelangelo Puliga, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies

The dark side of equity crowdfunding platforms: The post-campaign effects of platform member investments
Silvio Vismara, University of Bergamo

16:30-17:00 Coffee Break

Social Dinner

Friday, January 27

Social Media: Modelization and Network Analysis
Laura Alessandretti, Technical University of Denmark

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00-12:00 PAPER SESSION
Self-induced consensus of Reddit users to characterise the GameStop short squeeze
Anna Mancini, Tor Vergata University of Rome

Test for time-varying regimes of entropy applied to Meme stocks
Andrey Shternshis, Scuola Normale Superiore

12:00-14:00 Lunch

Big data analytics in economic and finance research: Development and Advancement
Tho Pham, University of York

15:00-16:00 PAPER SESSION
Vocal minorities in social media
Marco de Carlo, IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

The memestock mania
Alessandro Ciocchetti, University of Pisa

Lorena Volpini, University of Pisa

Gwydyon Marchelli, University of Pisa

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

16:30-17:00 Final remarks and workshop outcomes
Massimo Riccaboni, IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca
Giulio Cimini
, Tor Vergata University of Rome